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EPA settles fine particulate SIP case
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Sierra Club recently filed a proposed consent decree resolving litigation over EPA's failure to


D.C. Court hands FWS a win on endangered sea turtle habitat
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2013

A federal court in the District of Columbia has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Sierra Club seeking to force the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


D.C. Circuit rules EPA must require monitoring for PM2.5 in permitting actions
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2013

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has remanded portions of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) rules under the Clean Air Act (CAA)


Iowa utility to eliminate coal combustion at multiple sites to resolve CAA citizen suit
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2013

MidAmerican Energy Co. has announced that it settled a Clean Air Act (CAA) citizen suit brought by the Sierra Club. Sierra Club v. MidAmerican Energy


D.C. Circuit rulings affect EPA hazardous air pollutant regulations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2012

Two recent D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decisions affect the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) air toxics regulatory program.


Environmental group sues San Diego County over GHG standards
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2012

The Sierra Club has sued San Diego County to challenge its approval of greenhouse gas (GHG) review standards and a climate action plan.


Environmental group sues Texas power plant owner over alleged particulate matter emissions
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 11 2012

The Sierra Club has filed a lawsuit in a Texas federal court against the owners of the Big Brown power plant near Fairfield, Texas, claiming that the company’s data show that the coal-fired power plant released illegal amounts of particulate matter pollution numerous times since July 2007.


Environmental groups sue BLM over approval of wind energy project right-of-way
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2012

Three environmental groups have sued the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM ) over the agency’s approval of a right-of-way for a wind energy project near Bakersfield, California.


Environmental group sues Ohio state agency to obtain drilling plans on public lands
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2012

An environmental group has sued the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (DNR), under the Ohio Public Records Act, seeking to force the agency to turn over records relating to plans to allow oil and gas drilling in state parks and other public lands.


EPA barred from seeking civil penalties for power plant modifications, suit was untimely
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2012

A federal court in Missouri has ruled that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is barred by the federal statute of limitations from seeking civil penalties for two modifications at a coal-fired power plant.