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The legal risks associated with corporate sustainability reporting

USA - July 23 2015 Investors, consumers and other stakeholder groups are driving a growing demand for companies to disclose more information about their environmental…

Co-authors: Bart J. Kempf.


Hydraulic fracturing update: legal developments and trends

European Union, USA - April 7 2014 In a “green completion,” gas and liquid hydrocarbons are separated from the flow back fluids (and associated debris) that comes from the well as it is…

Co-authors: Daniel P. Brunton, Benjamin M. Lawless, Ann Claassen, Joel H. Mack, Julia A. Hatcher.


California agency releases draft rules for fracking, begins to implement recent state legislation

USA - November 25 2013 On November 15, 2013, the California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas & Geothermal Resources (DOGGR) issued two key documents relating…

Co-authors: Daniel P. Brunton, Benjamin M. Lawless, Joel H. Mack, Paul N. Singarella.


BLM issues revised proposed rule on hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands

USA - June 4 2013 The revised proposed rule retains the general regulatory framework and many elements of the proposed rule initially issued in May 2012 but includes…

Co-authors: Janice M. Schneider , Adam R. Thomas, Sean P Krispinsky, Benjamin M. Lawless.


EPA issues first air regulations for hydraulically-fractured gas wells & associated O&G development equipment

USA - April 26 2012 On April 17, 2012, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Final Rule regulating the emission of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and certain other pollutants emitted by hydraulic fracturing and certain equipment used in the upstream and midstream sectors of the oil and gas industry.

Co-authors: Benjamin M. Lawless, Davon M. Collins, Joel H. Mack.