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Fifth Circuit stays lower court's order requiring DOI to act on offshore drilling applications

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decided Tuesday to stay, pending appeal, the order by a district court judge that would have required the U.S. Department of Interior to act on five pending offshore drilling applications by March 19, 2011

Federal judge holds interior in contempt in challenge to offshore E&P moratorium

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2011

Holding that the Department of the Interior was in contempt of court for ignoring a preliminary injunction suspending DOI’s moratorium on offshore E&P activities, a U.S. District Court judge today awarded attorneys fees to the parties that challenged the moratorium

Mass. Supreme Court rejects challenge to Cape Wind permit

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 2 2010

Yesterday the Massachusetts Supreme Court issued a ruling rejecting a claim that developers of the Cape Wind project, a 130-turbine wind farm proposed off of Nantucket Sound, do not have proper authority to lay transmission lines in state territory

Federal court orders halt to drilling in Chukchi Sea

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 22 2010

On July 21, U..S. District Judge Ralph R. Beistline ruled that the Department of the Interior violated the National Environmental Policy Act by failing to adequately asses the potential environmental impact of proposals to drill in Lease Area 193 in the Chukchi Sea

Federal judge rules DOI must act on deepwater permits within 30 days

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 18 2011

Yesterday US District Court Judge Martin Feldman issued an order requiring the US Department of the Interior (DOI) to act on pending deepwater permits within 30 days

Fifth Circuit denies DOI’s request for stay of injunction of deepwater moratorium

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 9 2010

Last night the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an order denying Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar's request to stay a lower court's decision to grant a preliminary injunction of a moratorium preventing offshore E&P activities in water deeper than 500 feet

Environmental groups sue administration over Cape Wind

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2010

A coalition of environmental groups filed a lawsuit in federal court today claiming the Cape Wind farm approved for offshore Massachusetts violates federal law by endangering shorebirds and migrating whales

DOI Inspector General questions changes made by White House officials to report on moratorium

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2010

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has raised questions regarding potentially misleading text in the DOI report that recommended the initial six-month moratorium for deepwater E&P activities