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Renewable fuels: Colorado enacts law promoting biomass energy development

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2010

Colorado Governor Bill Ritter (D) recently signed into law a bill (S.B. 10-177) creating a property tax incentive to promote biomass energy development

Texas Supreme Court rules groundwater rights are property rights

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

In a unanimous decision, the Texas Supreme Court has held that “land ownership includes an interest in groundwater in place that cannot be taken for public use without adequate compensation”

Federal magistrate orders property owner to allow GW sampling

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2011

A federal magistrate judge in Nevada has ordered a property owner to allow soil-gas testing on its property to determine whether a plume of perchloroethylene (PCE) lies beneath the property

Federal court rules disposal of drilling waste allowed for subsurface owner

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2012

A federal court in West Virginia has ruled that owners of surface land have no trespass claim against a natural gas company with subsurface mineral rights for building and using drilling waste pits at the site

DOI exceeded authority in withdrawing from lease sale, but challenge filed too late

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 17 2010

A federal judge in Utah has determined that the Department of Interior (DOI) exceeded its statutory authority by withdrawing 77 disputed parcels on Bureau of Land Management lands in a 2008 oil and gas lease sale

EPA seeks comments on draft voluntary healthy indoor environment protocols

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 19 2010

EPA is seeking comments on draft voluntary Healthy Indoor Environment Protocols for Home Energy Upgrades in conjunction with the availability of Department of Energy (DOE) Workforce Guidelines for Home Energy

Federal Circuit disallows intervention in suit over California water releases

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

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has denied the motions of the Natural Resources Defense Council and a fishermen’s organization to intervene in a lawsuit involving water releases from a California dam