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Insurer must defend claims based on insured’s use of non-pollutant floor sealer
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2013

A federal court in Missouri has determined that a floor-sealing product used by a construction cleanup company was not a "pollutant" and that the


St. Louis auto repairman sentenced for falsifying emissions tests
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

According to the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Missouri, Michael Terry, a former employee of Sure Start Battery & Tire Co. in St. Louis, was sentenced October 11, 2012, to 13 months in prison after pleading guilty in May to one count of mail fraud in connection with conducting false safety and auto-emissions tests


Environmental groups sue California agency to force EIA on hydraulic fracturing
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

Four environmental groups have sued the California Department of Conservation (DOC) in an attempt to force the agency to conduct environmental impact analyses (EIAs) on oil and gas fields before hydraulic fracturing occurs


Court rules carpet scraps not waste and yield no cleanup liability
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2013

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed that a carpet manufacturer's "selvedge" (scraps) did not constitute a solid waste and the


Multiple challenges filed against EPA hydraulic-fracturing air rules
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

Nine petitions have been filed by New York, industry organizations and environmental groups challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) first air emission rules for hydraulic fracturing


State court thwarts Texas wind farm condemnation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

A Texas state court has ruled that Lone Star Transmission, LLC could not condemn an easement across private property to build part of a transmission line for wind-generated electricity


Court dismisses San Diego’s claims of damage from petroleum releases
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2013

A federal court in California has dismissed the City of San Diego's claims against the owner of a former petroleum Depot. California v. Kinder Morgan


Challenge to GM crop approval on federal land dismissed
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

A federal court in the District of Columbia has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS’s) decision to allow biotech corn and soybeans to be farmed on public lands in the Midwest


Waste management company, owner and property owner convicted of asbestos dumping
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 26 2012

A federal jury in New York has found the New Jersey-based solid waste management company Mazza & Sons Inc., the company’s owner and the owner of an upstate New York property guilty in connection with a dump containing thousands of tons of asbestos-containing materials


Federal court upholds challenge to biotech crops in wildlife refuges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2012

A federal court in the District of Columbia has overturned a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) authorization to plant biotech corn and soybeans on 44,000 acres within region four National Wildlife Refuge System lands in the Southeast