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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


Fifth Circuit rules DOI may reissue Gulf deepwater drilling moratorium
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has declined to hold the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) in contempt for issuing a new drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico after its prior moratorium had been enjoined by a federal district court


Coal company agrees to limit selenium discharges at several West Virginia mines
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2012

Patriot Coal Corp. and it subsidiaries have agreed to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act by limiting discharges of selenium at several coal mines in West Virginia


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


Clean Air Act settlement results in $500,000 civil penalty
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2013

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a consent decree to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act by a petrochemical company's Louisiana


Federal court allows contractor’s indemnity lawsuit against U.S. to proceed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2011

The Federal Claims Court has refused to dismiss a lawsuit by a federal contractor seeking indemnification from the United States for toxic tort and environmental cleanup claims arising out of work the contractor performed for the Atomic Energy Commission


Wetlands: federal court enjoins Florida strip mine
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2010

A federal judge in Florida has granted a request for a preliminary injunction to prevent the strip mining of phosphate at a 10,800-acre site in central Florida


Pipeline safety administration issues penalty for violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2013

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration entered a compromise order on February 6, 2013, with Odessa Cylinder Services, LLC, over


Court dismisses challenge to state pipeline oversight
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

A federal court in California has dismissed a suit filed by the City of San Francisco alleging that the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials


DOE issues nuclear waste strategy
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 25 2013

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a strategy document aimed at providing interim storage for spent nuclear fuel and, ultimately, a