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FTC revises alternative fuel vehicle labeling requirements
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2013

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a revised rule on April 23, 2013, for the labeling of alternative fuels and the vehicles that use them. 78


D.C. Circuit blocks transfer of nuclear material regulatory authority to New Jersey
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2010

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) cannot transfer authority over nuclear materials to New Jersey state regulators


Federal court reinstates Roadless Rule in Tongass National Forest
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2011

A federal court in Alaska has reinstated EPA’s Roadless Rule on the 17-million acre Tongass National Forest


PHMSA issues five-year strategic plan for HAZMAT, pipeline safety
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 14 2012

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued its “Strategic Plan for 2012-2016,” which purportedly aims to reduce the number of hazardous materials incidents and pipeline spills that result in death or significant injury or that cause environmental damage


USDA and FAA renew bio jet fuel program
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have announced a five-year extension of their agreement to


Marine Mammal Protection ActESA: environmental group files notice of intent to sue over alleged oil drilling violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 28 2010

The Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental group, has filed a notice of its intent to sue the Secretary of the Interior for allegedly allowing oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico in violation of the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA


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


GAO report criticizes termination of Yucca Mountain nuclear repository
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2011

A recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report has criticized the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) 2010 decision to terminate the Yucca Mountain nuclear repository


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


Federal court dismisses challenge to Oregon water pipeline
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2012

A federal court in Oregon has dismissed for lack of standing a challenge to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approval of a federal loan for a water pipeline