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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


Aircraft painter pleads guilty to hazardous waste violations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

The owner of a Colorado company that paints aircraft has pleaded guilty to improper treatment of a hazardous waste. United States v. Teltow, No


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


D.C. Circuit says EPA may rescind 404 permit three years after issuance
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2013

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that the Clean Water Act (CWA) allows the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to rescind a


Illinois Court holds insurers have no duty to defend contaminated drinking water claims
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2013

The Illinois Court of Appeals has held that an insured's alleged sale of tainted drinking water fell within an absolute pollution exclusion in each


U.S. Supreme Court reaffirms that transfer of water within a water body is not CWA discharge
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court has determined that the transfer of water from a channelized portion of a stream into the unchannelized portion does not


California court finds environmental review inadequate to support development
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

A California state court has determined that the Environmental Impact Report (EIR), prepared in connection with approval of development in the Santa