We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 443

Federal court orders city officials to address CWA violations despite local ordinances and contracts
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 23 2011

A federal court in Michigan has ordered local officials managing the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department to devise a plan within 60 days to address non-compliance with water quality regulations and the Clean Water Act (CW A) without regard to local ordinances and contracts with unions and other parties


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


CWARCRA: groups announce intent to sue power plant owner over alleged discharges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2010

Environmental groups recently announced plans to sue the owner of a western Pennsylvania power plant over discharges from a coal-ash and coal-refuse disposal site that allegedly violated state and federal statutes, including the Clean Water Act (CWA), RCRA and the state Clean Streams Law


Federal court enjoins enforcement of Ecuadoran court’s $18 billion judgment
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA, Ecuador
  • March 18 2011

A federal court in New York has granted a motion for a preliminary injunction against the enforcement of an Ecuadoran court's $18 billion judgment against Chevron Corp


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


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


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


Alaska Supreme Court weighs in on oil and gas planning
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

The Alaska Supreme Court has rejected claims by environmentalists and Native American groups that the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is


Federal Circuit holds energy department to nuclear waste contracts
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) could not avoid the consequences of breaching its contracts


EIA predicts states will meet renewable energy targets through 2040
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2013

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has concluded that most states are meeting, and can be expected to continue meeting, their