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New York hydraulic-fracturing regulations in limbo but permitting could move ahead

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2013

The New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has reportedly filed a notice of continuation with the Department of State requesting a

Divided en banc Ninth Circuit finds Forest Service violated ESA in approving mining in national forest

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 15 2012

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has determined in a divided (7-4) en banc ruling that the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) violated the Endangered Species Act (ESA) when it approved recreational gold mining along the Klamath River in a national forest without consulting with fish and wildlife agencies

D.C. Circuit severs challenges to EPA power-plant standards

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 14 2012

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has severed challenges to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) mercury and air toxics standards for power plants by separating arguments over the agency’s new source performance standards (NSPS) from other challenges to the regulations White Stallion Energy Ctr., LLC v. EPA, No. 12-1100 (D.C. Cir. 82412

Deloitte identifies business risks concerning water demand

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 14 2012

In a recent interview, William Sarni, director and enterprise water strategy leader at Deloitte Consulting LLP, identifies business risks related to water demand

New York residents sue for damages from wind farm

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 9 2012

Upstate New York residents have filed a lawsuit in state court against companies involved in a wind project, claiming that the project has caused health problems and reduced housing prices

California county lacks standing to sue DOI over distribution of Colorado river water

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 20 2012

A federal court in California has ruled that a California county lacks standing to sue the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI ) over the agency’s distribution of Colorado River water

Colorado Supreme Court rules no condemnation authority for construction of oil pipelines

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 8 2012

The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that state law does not provide condemnation authority to a company for the construction of a petroleum pipeline

DOI issues final rule shortening approval time for offshore renewable energy project

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2011

The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) has issued a final rule revising Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (Bureau) regulations that will shorten the approval time for some offshore renewable energy projects

Federal court rejects Canadian mining company’s divisibility defense in CERCLA lawsuit

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 20 2012

A federal court in Washington state has rejected a Canadian mining company’s defense of divisibility in a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) lawsuit

Federal court tosses challenges to gas plant cleanup plan

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 5 2012

A federal court in the District of Columbia has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to force the cleanup of constituents left behind by a former manufactured gas plant