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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


DOT fuel rule allows HAZMAT inspectors to remove suspicious packages
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2011

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has published a final rule that would allow federal hazardous materials (HAZMAT) inspectors to open, detain, remove, and divert suspicious packages in transit for further investigation


EPA publishes amendments to transportation conformity rule
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 23 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published a final rule that amends the transportation conformity rule to clarify that it applies to new or revised national ambient air quality standards


DOT proposed rule would ban cell phones for hazmat drivers
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2011

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued a proposed rule that would ban mobile-phone use by truck drivers carrying hazardous materials in intrastate commerce and prohibit employers from requiring drivers to use them on the job


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


Failure to report barge leak is continuing criminal violation of PWSA, says Sixth Circuit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 21 2011

In a split decision, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a failure to promptly report a barge leak was a "continuing" criminal violation of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act (PSWA


Shipping company sentenced to pay $700,000 criminal penalty for ocean dumping and false statements
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2011

A federal court has sentenced a Puerto Rican-based shipping company to pay a $700,000 criminal penalty for violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (APPS) and making false statements to U.S. Coast Guard inspectors


DOT proposes revised regulations on radioactive material transport
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 26 2011

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT ’s) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has issued a proposal rule that would revise regulations governing the transport of radioactive material based on changes that the International Atomic Energy Agency made in 2009 to its transport standards


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


Shipping firms sentenced to pay $1 million criminal fine
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2011

A federal court in Louisiana has sentenced four corporations which owned and operated a fleet of vessels that regularly visited New Orleans to pay a $1 million criminal fine; the court also prohibited them from doing business in the United States for five years for repeated ocean dumping violations