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Shake-up in deepwater permitting continues over a year after BP spill

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2011

As memories of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill fade into history, the process of obtaining permission to drill in the United States’ deepwater areas remains in the midst of regulatory reform and structural upheaval

West Virginia Legislature passes comprehensive aboveground storage tank bill and amends public water supply laws

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2014

On March 8, 2014, the West Virginia Legislature passed a comprehensive bill, primarily in response to the Jan. 9, 2014 leak of fluid containing 4-

Deepwater drilling: offshore oil progress delayed under "slowmatorium"

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 16 2011

Just over a year ago, in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon accident, the future of offshore oil exploration looked bleak

State primacy in coal mining regulations challenged: environmental group seeks Federal Court jurisdiction

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 14 2013

State sovereignty over the regulation of coal mining is again under attack by anti-industry groups. In Montana Environmental Information Centeret al

EPA proposes UIC rules for CO2 injection wells

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2008

On July 25, 2008, EPA published proposed regulatory amendments that would establish a new class of wells that may be permitted pursuant to its Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program authorized by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act

Obtaining stimulus funds comes with "green" strings attached

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2010

On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA

EPA's climate change requirements grow: underground coal mines added to list

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 6 2010

Some underground coal mine operators already saddled with copious amounts of paperwork will soon be required to monitor and report their greenhouse gas emissions

The continuing evolution in mine permitting: EPA's war against coal reaches new heights

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 22 2011

Elections, we have been told, have consequences

Before and after Kingston: a coal ash litigation update

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 13 2010

As reported in previous Dinsmore & Shohl Legal Alerts, the December 2008 breach of a coal ash impoundment at the Tennessee Valley Authority's facility in Kingston, Tennessee resulted in the spill of over 5 million cubic yards of coal ash into adjacent waterways and properties

Ninth Circuit rules that NPDES permits are required for logging road ditches and culverts

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 23 2010

In a decision that may eventually have significance far beyond the nine states encompassed by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, that court ruled on August 17, 2010 that timber companies are required to obtain National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System ("NPDES") permits for stormwater discharges from logging roads that collect such runoff in ditches, culverts and other channels prior to discharge to streams and rivers