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Joint rulemaking targets GHG and fuel economy standards for cars, light trucks
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 8 2010

EPA and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) have signed a notice of intent to conduct joint rulemaking that would propose stringent federal greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel economy standards for model years 2017-2025 for cars and light trucks


Ship owners to pay $45 million to settle San Francisco Bay oil spill liability
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 30 2011

The owners and operators of the MV Cosco Busan, the ship that struck the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge in November 2007, causing a massive oil spill, have agreed to pay $45 million to resolve all environmental damages, penalties and response costs stemming from the accident


U.S. and Mexico resolve cross-border trucking dispute under NAFTA
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • Mexico, USA
  • July 15 2011

The United States and Mexico have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that resolves a long-haul, cross-border trucking dispute involving “retaliatory tariffs” on more than $2 billion in U.S. exports, including food and agricultural products


EPA releases final gas-pump labeling rule for blends containing more than 10 percent ethanol
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2011

EPA released a final rule on June 28, 2011, requiring gasoline sellers to label pumps containing fuel with more than 10 percent ethanol


EPA, Coast Guard announce MOU to enforce U.S. and international air pollution requirements for ships
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2011

EPA and the U.S. Coast Guard announced on June 27, 2011, that they have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in which they agree to jointly enforce U.S. and international air pollution requirements for vessels operating in U.S. waters


California air board revises low-sulfur standards for ocean-going vessels
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2011

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has revised the state’s low-sulfur fuel standards for ocean-going vessels, updating a 2008 regulation that applies to all domestic and foreign-flagged cargo ships, tankers and cruise ships sailing within 24 miles of the state’s coastline


FTC seeks comments on alternative fuels labeling proposal
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2011

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has issued an advance notice of proposed seeking public comments on proposed labeling requirements for alternative fuels and alternative-fueled vehicles


Ninth Circuit majority rejects employee-driver provision of the Port of Los Angeles clean truck program
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2011

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, in a 2-1 decision, has ruled that a Port of Los Angeles clean trucks-program element, which requires that trucking companies only use drivers who are company employees, is preempted by the Federal Aviation Administrative Authorization Act (Act


Barge owner indicted for Columbia River oil spill
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2011

A federal grand jury has reportedly indicted the owner of Principle Metals, LLC , a scrap-metal company, and the barge the MV Davy Crockett, for two criminal violations of the Clean Water Act (CW A) for unlawfully discharging oil into the Columbia River near Camas, Washington, in 2010 and for failing to notify authorities of the discharge


D.C. Circuit rejects challenge to EPA nationwide permit for discharges from ships
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2011

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a challenge by commercial shipping industry trade associations to EPA’s nationwide Clean Water Act (CWA) permit governing discharges from ships