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Tenth Circuit reverses Rocky Flats class action over jury instructions
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2010

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals has vacated a $926 million judgment against former operators of the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant near Denver, Colorado, because the trial court gave the jury improper instructions


Monetary contributions to charity as condition of probation cannot exceed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2012

A federal court in Texas has ruled that community service requirements imposed as a condition of probation for a defendant convicted of an environmental crime may not exceed the maximum statutory fine for the offense


Federal court finds Colorado coal plant violated MACT standards
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

A federal court in Colorado has determined that a coal-fired power plant violated Clean Air Act (CAA) requirements when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) regulatory regime changed as a result of challenges to EPA regulations


DOE finalizes efficiency standards for furnaces
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2011

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE ) has published new standards designed to increase the efficiency of furnaces and other products


Environmental group sues over hydraulic fracturing in national forest
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2011

An 850-member environmental conservation society has sued the U.S. Forest Service (USFS ) and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM ) seeking to stop the agencies from permitting hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling in the Ozark National Forest


DOE says 80 percent of appliances pass energy star tests
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2012

A recent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) report claims that more than 80 percent of the appliances tested by the agency as part of a pilot verification program performed to Energy Star standards


DOE complied with NEPA in assessing environmental impact of terrorist attacks at bio-safety lab
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2012

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) adequately assessed the environmental impact of the construction of a biotoxin facility at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory after an environmental group argued that the agency had failed to account for potential terrorist attacks


Federal court dismisses suits seeking environmental review of natural gas fracturing plan
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2012

A federal court in New York has dismissed for lack of standing three separate suits brought by the state and two environmental groups seeking to compel an environmental impact statement for proposed rules allowing hydraulic fracturing for natural gas development in the Delaware River Basin


Federal court tosses challenges to gas plant cleanup plan
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2012

A federal court in the District of Columbia has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to force the cleanup of constituents left behind by a former manufactured gas plant


New York State delays hydraulic fracturing rules pending public health review
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2012

New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation recently announced the delay of proposed hydraulic fracturing rules while the Department of Health conducts a public health review