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NEPA: Ninth Circuit rules BLM failed to take hard look at cumulative impacts of mine-exploration expansion on tribal lands
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2010

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered a district court to reconsider whether the cumulative impact of a proposed expansion to a mine exploration project in Nevada requires a new environmental impact statement (EIS) under NEPA


Generating station reheater replacement not exempted from NSR as RMRR
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2012

A Louisiana federal court has decided that an electricity generating station’s replacement of two primary reheaters could not reasonably be exempted from New Source Review under the Clean Air Act as routine maintenance, repair or replacement


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


New York state court overturns local hydraulic-fracturing ban
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2012

A state court in New York has overturned a local ban on hydraulic fracturing, ruling that the city of Binghamton ordinance was a “moratorium” that was not properly enacted


DOT IG report recommends more rigorous oversight of hazardous liquid pipelines
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) Inspector General (IG) has issued a report recommending more rigorous oversight for the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration’s (PHMSA’s) integrity management program for hazardous liquid pipelines


Federal court vacates BLM approval of oil, gas drilling in Colorado
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

A federal court in Colorado has vacated a decision by the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) approving oil and natural gas drilling on the Roan Plateau, west of Rifle


Wyoming trial court rules hydraulic-fracturing chemicals are trade secrets
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2013

A Wyoming state court has concurred with the state Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's (Commission's) conclusion that the identities of chemicals


New Jersey assesses $402,000 in penalties against water supplier
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has issued two orders to the East Orange Water Commission (Commission), assessing a


EPA approves new renewable fuels
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a new rule on March 5, 2013, identifying additional fuels as meeting the Clean Air Act


Eighth Circuit curtails EPA Clean Water Act expansion
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2013

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down two "interpretive" U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) letters relating to wastewater