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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


Court denies claim of selective prosecution for hazardous material transportation violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2013

A federal court in California has denied a defendant's motion to compel discovery on his claim that he had been the subject of selective criminal


Group sues EPA over Clean Air Act memorandum
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 1 2013

A group of "multi-sector manufacturing companies that operate facilities across the United States" has reportedly sued the U.S. Environmental


California Supreme Court upholds SCAQMD technology-forcing rules for paints and coatings
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

The California Supreme Court has unanimously upheld technology-forcing paints and coatings rules adopted by the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SC AQMD


Federal court orders Forest Service to stop using herbicides to control invasive plants
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

A federal court in Oregon has ordered the U.S. Forest Service (USFS ) to halt a project that uses herbicides to control invasive plants in the Blue Mountain region


German companies to pay $1.2 million for ocean dumping
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2012

Two German shipping companies have agreed to pay a $1.2-million criminal penalty for violations of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships


Lab operator charged with falsifying industrial wastewater records
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2012

The owner and operator of a Mississippi environmental laboratory has been charged in federal court with two felony counts of falsification of records and one count of obstructing a federal criminal investigation


Federal jury convicts Maryland man in scheme to sell bogus renewable fuel credits
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

A federal jury has reportedly convicted a Maryland man of fraud, money laundering and violations of the Clean Air Act in connection with a scheme in which he sold $9 million in renewable fuel credits that he falsely claimed were produced by his company


Ninth Circuit upholds state building code provision under EPCA preemption exemption
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld energy-efficiency provisions in Washington state’s building code under a preemption-exemption provision in the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA


EPA’s authority to remove opt-out provision from lead-based paint renovation rule upheld
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) authority to remove a lead-based-paint renovation rule provision that allowed contractors to opt out of certain protections against lead exposure