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  1. WATCHING GOVERNMENT WASHINGTON'S GREEN POTPOURRI

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    Mon, 9 May 1994

    Because Congress is required to reauthorize the U.S. Clean Water Act and the "Superfund" in the current session and time running short, the assumption has been that only the water bill could be

  2. BP to settle federal, state Deepwater Horizon claims for $18.7 billion

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    Thu, 2 Jul 2015

    needs,” explained Bob Dudley, BP group chief executive. “When concluded, this will resolve not only the Clean Water Act [CWA] proceedings but also the natural resource damage [NRD] claims as well as other claims brought by gulf states

  3. Court rejects BP, Anadarko Macondo appeals

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    Tue, 30 Jun 2015

    review of a decision last year by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans denying their attempts to limit Clean Water Act fines imposed as a result of the accident. The federal government seeks as much as $13.7 billion from BP and

  4. EPA draft assessment finds no widespread harm to drinking water from fracturing

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    Mon, 15 Jun 2015

    most natural gas and oil development. EPA's authority is limited by statutory or regulatory exemptions under the Clean Water Act , Safe Drinking Water Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, and the Resource

  5. EPA draft assessment finds no widespread harm to drinking water from fracturing

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    Thu, 4 Jun 2015

    most natural gas and oil development. EPA’s authority is limited by statutory or regulatory exemptions under the Clean Water Act , Safe Drinking Water Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, and the Resource

  6. ExxonMobil settles charges stemming from Arkansas pipeline leak

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    Wed, 22 Apr 2015

    Attorney General’s Office for the state’s litigation costs. The companies faced federal charges of violating the Clean Water Act and state charges for improper storage of hazardous waste generated during the cleanup and for water and air pollution

  7. BP could be fined up to $13.7 billion for Macondo spill

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    Fri, 16 Jan 2015

    That sets the stage for Phase 3, slated to begin Jan. 20, in which the court will determine the company’s Clean Water Act (CWA) penalty. Based on the ruling, BP PLC faces a possible fine of up to $13.7 billion under the CWA, taking

  8. ATP-IP settlement marks first joint resolution of CWA, OCSLA claims

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    Mon, 27 Oct 2014

    agreed to pay a $1-million fine and perform corrective measures to resolve federal claims that it violated the Clean Water Act (CWA) and Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA), the US Department of Justice, Environmental Protection

  9. Federal judge finds BP E&P negligent in Macondo crude oil spill

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    Thu, 4 Sep 2014

    scheduled to begin in January 2015, to consider the application of statutory penalty factors in assessing a per-barrel Clean Water Act penalty.” The CWA’s maximum statutory penalty is $1,100/bbl where the court finds simple negligence and $4,300/bbl where

  10. OGJ Newsletter

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    Mon, 1 Sep 2014

    million to resolve federal charges that a 2012 spill from the company's North Line near Torbert, La., violated the Clean Water Act , the US Department of Justice and Environmental Protection Agency jointly announced. A federal complaint, which was

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