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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


Eleventh Circuit applies CGL policy pollution exclusion to bar coverage for gas-fume injuries
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2011

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a petroleum company’s commercial general liability (CGL) insurance policy does not cover alleged injuries from benzene-laden gas fumes because coverage is barred by a pollution exclusion clause


DOE says 80 percent of appliances pass energy star tests
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2012

A recent U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) report claims that more than 80 percent of the appliances tested by the agency as part of a pilot verification program performed to Energy Star standards


North Carolina oil company and president charged with TSCA criminal violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2012

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina has charged a Leland, North Carolina, oil company and its president with the illegal transportation, storage and disposal of used oil contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs


BP products settles wosha process safety management standards at Texas City refinery
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSH A) recently announced that BP Products North America Inc. has agreed to settle 409 out of 439 citations issued by the agency in October 2009 for alleged willful violations of OSH A’s process safety management standard at BP’s Texas City, Texas, refinery


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


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


Marcellus Shale gas production needs unconventional wastewater management technologies, says new study
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2013

A study by Duke University and Kent State University researchers has concluded that wastewater from hydraulic fracturing in Pennsylvania's Marcellus


EPA says solid waste landfills make good sites for photoelectric generation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2013

According to a recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report, potentially contaminated properties, landfills and mining sites may make


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