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Florida rebates to enable expanded use of natural gas in the heavy transportation industry
  • Berger Singerman LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2015

The heavy transportation industry is a critical component to the United States growing economy, and enhances our standard of living; however, this


Massachusetts town prohibits use, import and transportation of moderately contaminated soils
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • October 24 2014

Cleanup of contaminated sites just became a lot more difficult in the Town of Dartmouth. In April 2014, the Dartmouth Board of Health enacted a


EPA to begin enforcing new low sulfur fuel standards for vessels
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2015

EPA is increasing enforcement of vessel pollution casesspecifically violations of fuel sulfur standardsin the North American and U.S. Caribbean


Scrubbing MARPOL away?
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

MARPOL Annex VI regulation 14.4 sets January 1, 2015 as the deadline for shipowners to comply with the new sulfur content requirement that limits the


Two wrongs don't make it right false record keeping of illegal overboard discharges lead to criminal penalties
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

An Italian shipping firm, Carbofin S.P.A. ("Carbofin"), pleaded guilty to three counts of violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships by


Sink or swim? The imminent ratification of the Ballast Water Management Convention
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2015

Ballast water is an essential component of vessel safety and efficiency throughout the global fleet. Each year, vessels transfer around 12 billion


U.S. Coast Guard has statutory authority to ban a vessel contingent upon successful implementation of an environmental compliance plan
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

In May 2010, the U.S. Coast Guard revoked the Wilmina's certificate of compliance and banned the Wilmina from reentering any U.S. waters for three


EPA releases policy for assessing penalties on ships that violate the "sulfur in fuel" standard
  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2015

Yesterday the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") published a "Policy for Violation by Ships of the Sulfur in Fuel Standard and Related


First District holds CEQA’s application to public agency’s approval of railroad operations is preempted by federal law despite agency’s agreement to conduct CEQA review and preparation of EIR
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • October 6 2014

The North Coast Railroad Authority (NCRA), a public agency established by state law, contracted with Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company (NWPRC) to


Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) stay lifted by D.C. Circuit
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2014

On Oct. 23, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit granted U.S. EPA's June request to lift the stay on the Cross-State Air Pollution