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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


NEPA: D.C. Circuit rules Sierra Club lacks standing to challenge rail merger
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2010

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a Surface Transportation Board decision that a merger between the Canadian Pacific Railway Corp. and Dakota Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corp. (DM&E) may proceed despite the lack of an environmental impact study (EIS) under NEPA


Air: DC Circuit denies challenge to state non-road engine emissions rule
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2010

The DC Circuit Court of Appeals has denied a petition for review filed by the American Trucking Associations challenging California's rule imposing emissions standards on refrigeration units in trucks


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


Air: transportation authority settles enforcement action over alleged train idling violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 13 2010

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad (MBCR) have agreed to settle an enforcement action brought by DOJ and EPA alleging excessive train idling at the Widett Circle layover facility in South Boston and Greenbush line station in Scituate, Massachusetts


EPA proposes no discharge zone for California marine waters
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2010

EPA has issued a proposed rule that establishes a no discharge zone (NDZ) for sewage discharges from large passenger vessels and certain oceangoing vessels for California state marine waters


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EPA has released draft guidance on how to use the agency's model for analyzing particulate matter "hot spots" to determine whether proposed transportation projects would conform with the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


Louisiana vessel owner pleads guilty to ocean dumping
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2010

A Louisiana vessel owner has reportedly pleaded guilty to knowingly discharging waste oil from one of its vessels in violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships (Act) and has agreed to pay a $1.75 million criminal fine and remit a payment of $350,000 to the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation


Injunction holds in NYC attempt to force taxicabs to switch to hybrids
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2010

The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a district court ruling that New York City does not have authority under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) or the Clean Air Act (CAA) to force taxicab fleet owners to switch to hybrid vehicles


Shipping company to pay $725,000 for failure to report oily waste discharges
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2010

A federal judge has ordered a Turkish shipping company to pay a $725,000 fine for failing to report illegal oil discharges through a "magic pipe" onboard a contracted tanker vessel