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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


Ninth Circuit rejects gas pipeline approval
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2012

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered the U.S. Department of the Interior to reconsider its environmental evaluation of a 678-mile natural gas pipeline


Iowa court says solar power company not a public utility
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 26 2013

An Iowa state court recently overturned the state's Utility Board determination that a solar power systems vendor was a public utility when it set up


Contract’s retained-liability language requires seller to pay purchaser’s RCRA closure costs
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2012

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has construed contract language to hold a manufacturing plant’s seller liable for the purchaser’s costs incurred in closing two waste units regulated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act


Class certification denied in MTBE litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2011

A federal court in Pennsylvania has refused to certify a putative class consisting of property owners within a 2,500-foot radius of a gas station that allegedly contaminated groundwater with methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE


BP exploration Alaska to pay $25 million civil penalty for North Slope oil spill
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2011

Under the terms of a proposed consent decree, BP Exploration Alaska, Inc


Federal court orders DOI to act on pending deepwater drilling permit applications
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2011

A federal court in Louisiana has ordered the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) to act within 30 days on six pending permit applications for deepwater exploration in the Gulf of Mexico, Ensco Offshore Co. v. Salazar, No. 10-1941 (E.D. La. 51011


Study claims methane contamination of drinking-water wells rises near hydraulic fracturing
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2011

A recent Duke University study claims to have found systematic evidence for methane contamination of drinking-water wells in areas where natural gas is extracted from shale by hydraulic fracturing


Waste: EPA announces public hearings on proposed coal ash regulations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2010

EPA has announced that it will convene seven public hearings on the agency's proposal to regulate the disposal and management of coal ash from coal-fired power plants


Electricity generator agrees to reduce emissions and phase out coal-fired facilities
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2013

Parties to a 2007 consent decree, including American Electric Power Service Corp. (AEP), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), eight states