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Federal court dismisses NRD claim on issue preclusion ground
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • US Virgin Islands, USA
  • December 16 2011

A federal court in the Virgin Islands has dismissed a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCL A) natural resources damages (NR D) claim along with four causes of action under Virgin Islands common law and a claim under the Virgin Islands oil spill law, finding the claims barred by issue preclusion


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


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


Lawsuit alleges failure to remediate contamination at service stations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2010

Seeking $29 million in damages, three energy companies recently filed a lawsuit alleging that defendant breached contracts to remediate contamination at dozens of service stations in upstate New York


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


Nebraska approves international pipeline route
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2013

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman (R) informed President Barack Obama (D) in a January 22, 2013, letter that Nebraska's Department of Environmental


DOE seeks comment on draft EIS for FutureGen 2.0 Project
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2013

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published for public comment a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) that assesses the potential direct


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


New York court dismisses challenge to town’s gas drilling moratorium
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2013

A state trial court in New York has dismissed a gas company's challenge to the Town of Avon's moratorium on exploration for or production of natural


New York hydraulic-fracturing regulations in limbo but permitting could move ahead
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2013

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has reportedly filed a notice of continuation with the Department of State requesting a