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Fourth Circuit upholds CERCLA allocation benefiting brownfield purchaser
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 19 2013

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a trial court's allocation of response costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response


Alaska Supreme Court weighs in on oil and gas planning
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

The Alaska Supreme Court has rejected claims by environmentalists and Native American groups that the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is


Federal Circuit holds energy department to nuclear waste contracts
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) could not avoid the consequences of breaching its contracts


District Court allows both contribution and cost recovery claims under CERCLA
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

A federal court in Wisconsin has held that a plaintiff could simultaneously seek contribution and cost recovery for different costs under the


Excavation work that uncovers hazardous materials triggers insurance coverage
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

A federal court in New York has held that uncovering buried hazardous substances during excavation constitutes a "sudden and accidental" release thus


Federal court dismisses challenge to delisting of historical site
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

A federal court in the District of Columbia has dismissed a challenge to a determination to de-list the Blair Mountain Battle site from the National Register of Historic Places, which plaintiffs allege opens the door to coal mining in the area


Mississippi City settles sewer enforcement action
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2012

The City of Jackson, Mississippi, the state of Mississippi and the United States have filed a consent decree in federal court resolving the governments’ allegations that the city’s sewer operations are inadequate


Refiners challenge biomass diesel requirements for 2013
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2012

Several petroleum refiners have filed a challenge to current federal requirements that 1.28 billion gallons of biomass-based diesel fuel be blended into the nation’s diesel supply in 2013


Group sues EPA over alleged illegal human experiments
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

A public interest group has sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in federal court in Virginia, alleging that the agency exposed susceptible people to fine particles and diesel exhaust without following the agency’s own rule on conducting studies on human subjects


Charges filed against impersonator in fraudulent hazardous-waste safety
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

A federal court in Louisiana has indicted an individual for allegedly impersonating an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) trainer to entice people to pay her for fraudulent hazardous-waste safety training