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Eleventh Circuit rejects NEPA challenge to Florida bridge project
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2012

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court decision rejecting a challenge under the National Environmental Policy Act to the construction of a highway bridge in Martin County, Florida


Federal court dismisses challenge to Oregon water pipeline
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2012

A federal court in Oregon has dismissed for lack of standing a challenge to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) approval of a federal loan for a water pipeline


Air: EPA seeks comment on draft transportation conformity guidance
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2010

EPA has released draft guidance on how to use the agency's model for analyzing particulate matter "hot spots" to determine whether proposed transportation projects would conform with the Clean Air Act (CAA


Air: EPA issues amendments to transportation conformity rule
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2010

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a final rule amending its transportation conformity rule that sets out detailed procedures for states and local governments to ensure that transportation projects do not contribute to violations of revised air quality standards for particulate matter


DOE report critical of Hanford sludge removal project
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2011

A recent Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Inspector General (IG) report has criticized the agency's management of a project plan to treat radioactive sludge at the Hanford, Washington, site near Richland


Federal agencies publish proposed rule on use of biobased products
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2011

The U.S. Department of Defense, General Services Administration and National Aeronautics and Space Administration have jointly published a proposed rule that would require contractors to report their use of biobased products composed of renewable plant, animal, marine, or forestry materialsin service and construction projects


Final rule requiring contractors to report purchases of biobased products published
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2012

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), the General Services Administration (GS A) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have jointly published a final rule that requires government contractors to report their purchases of biobased products under service and construction contracts


USDA designates additional biobased product categories for preferred procurement
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2012

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has published a final rule designating 13 new biobased product categories that are eligible for preferred federal procurement


State coalition sues EPA over failure to finalize PM2.5 standard
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 24 2012

The City of San Francisco has sued the U.S. Department of Transportation alleging that the agency’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration was negligent in supervising state regulatory agencies and public utilities, which left gas pipeline operators in California unregulated, and purportedly contributed to a natural gas pipeline rupture and explosion


USDA proposes guideline amendments for designating bio-based products for procurement
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2012

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (US DA) has published new proposed US DA Bio-Preferred program guidelines that will expand the agency’s ability to designate bio-based products for procurement