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Court holds EPA cannot restrict stormwater flow rates as substitute for sediment
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2013

A federal court in Virginia has ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cannot limit stormwater discharges by setting daily limits


First Circuit ends challenge to New Hampshire nuclear plant license
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2013

The First Circuit Court of Appeals has dismissed a challenge by environmental groups to renewal of a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC


Ninth Circuit upholds $28.8-million jury award against contractor for “intangible” damages
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2012

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a $28.8-million federal jury award against a contractor found liable for “intangible” environmental damage from a June 2002 wildfire that burned 18,000 acres in California’s Angeles National Forest


Iowa court nixes petition for greenhouse gas regulations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

An Iowa appeals court has upheld an Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) decision to deny a petition asking the agency to regulate greenhouse


Fifth Circuit rules DOI may reissue Gulf deepwater drilling moratorium
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has declined to hold the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) in contempt for issuing a new drilling moratorium in the Gulf of Mexico after its prior moratorium had been enjoined by a federal district court


First Circuit holds CWA pre-suit notice need not identify specific CWA standards violated
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

Addressing an issue of first impression, the First Circuit Court of Appeals has held that the pre-suit notice required before filing a citizen suit


Oregon District Court rejects challenge to bridge project
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

A federal court in Oregon has rejected challenges to the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) approval of a bridge over the Columbia River


Maine Supreme Court overturns wind farm permit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has overturned a permit for a 12-turbine, 33-megawatt wind generation project in the Saddleback Mountains. Friends


Court calls for trial on arranger status under CERCLA
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

A federal court in Colorado has denied the federal government's motion for summary judgment as to the issue of "arranger" liability arising from its


Ninth Circuit OKs road repair plan
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a U.S. Forest Service (USFS) plan to repair a Nevada national forest road damaged by flooding in 1995