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Federal Railroad Administration increases penalties for hazardous material
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2013

The Federal Railroad Administration has issued a rule adjusting its penalties under the Hazardous Material Transportation Act (HMTA). 78 Fed. Reg. 9


Hawaiian dry dock owner to pay $710,000 to resolve Clean Water Act claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

The U.S. Department of Justice has lodged a proposed consent decree to resolve allegations that a Hawaiian ship repair facility and dry dock operator


EPA increases ethanol allowance from 10 to 15 percent
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2010

EPA announced October 13, 2010, that it is approving 15 percent ethanol blends (E15) in gasoline for model year 2007 and newer cars and light trucks


Federal court imposes $3 million fine on ship management company
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 1 2010

A federal judge in Maryland has sentenced a ship management company to pay a $3 million criminal fine and $1 million in organizational community service payments that will fund various marine environmental projects for violations of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (Act


Federal court upholds FHWA decision on proposed Kansas Highway bypass
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2010

A federal court in Kansas has upheld a Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) decision to locate a seven-mile, four-lane divided freeway along the southern edge of Lawrence, Kansas, to connect the existing K-10 HighwayUS-59 Highway interchange to K-10 Highway


Washington State DOT issues report on reducing GHG emissions
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2011

The Washington State Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a 2010 Sustainable Transportation Report that details strategies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transportation in response to Governor Christine Gregoire's (D) 2009 executive order on climate change


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


EPADOErelease 2011 Fuel Economy Guide
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2010

EPA and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have released the Fuel Economy Guide for model year 2011 cars and trucks


Coast Guard proposes revisions to vessel vapor-control regulations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2010

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued proposed revisions to vapor-control system regulations on ships and barges that transport flammable materials such as oil or benzene, and for systems at onshore oil terminals and other loading facilities. 75 Fed. Reg. 65,151 (102110


Ninth Circuit lifts stay on Alaska railway extension project
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has lifted its stay on a $272-million railway extension project in Alaska