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Endangered Species Act: federal court reinstates protection for gray wolf
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2010

A federal judge in Montana has reinstated Endangered Species Act (ESA) protection for gray wolves in the northern Rocky Mountains


Shipping company ordered to pay $850,000 for ocean dumping and falsifying records
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2010

A federal judge in California has ordered the operator of a Marshall Islands-flagged vessel to pay $850,000 for ocean dumping and falsifying on-board oil discharge records


CERCLA: federal court upholds joint and several liability ruling
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2010

A federal judge in California has ruled that Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railway Co. v. U.S., 129 S. Ct. 1870 (2009), did not change existing law regarding joint and several liability under CERCLA


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


Nanotechnology: OECD revises guidance on testing of manufactured nanomaterials
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2010

The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has revised a guidance document on safety testing of manufactured nanomaterials


Hong Kong-based shipping company indicted
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2010

A federal grand jury in Texas has reportedly returned an indictment against a Hong Kong-based shipping company in connection with the illegal dumping of oil wastewater, obstruction of agency proceedings, making false statements, and failing to maintain accurate pollution-control records


Maryland law to phase out products containing deca-BDE
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2010

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley (D) has signed legislation (S.B. 556) that phases out the manufacture, lease, sale, or distribution of certain products containing the flame retardant decabrominated diphenyl ether (deca-BDE


Senate version of energy bill unveiled
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2010

U.S. Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) have released the latest version of their energy bill


EPA proposes revisions to lead rule
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2010

EPA has proposed revisions to the 2008 Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule


Coastal Zone Mgmt. Act: Fifth Circuit affirms dismissal of challenge to wind farm
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2010

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a district court decision allowing the construction of a coastal wind farm to proceed without an environmental consistency review or public comment