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Hydraulic fracturing: air joins water as point of contention

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 10 2012

The public and regulators alike continue to scrutinize the impact of hydraulic fracturing on water resources e.g., possible contamination of drinking water; volume of water used; and disposal of used fracing wastewater

Backlash: Senate proposals to tighten “buy American” requirements for renewable projects, limit EPA’s greenhouse gas regulatory authority

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 5 2010

Recent Senate legislative proposals may make clean energy grant money contingent on restrictions to purchase domestic goods and labor, and could place a moratorium on the EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gases through the Clean Air Act

Recent court decisions may affect hydraulic fracturing in New York and Ohio

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 29 2012

Three recent court decisions could affect parties with an interest in hydraulic fracturing, particularly in New York and Ohio

Drilling down on hydraulic fracturing; EPA dismisses "emergency powers" claim in latest regulatory twist

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2012

The practice of hydraulic fracturing (fracing) for natural gas is arguably the most visible and controversial energyenvironmental issue of the day

EPA releases final permitting guidance for fracing with diesel fuel

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2012

Hydraulic fracturing (fracing) on private land has long been overseen by state regulators enforcing state-specific permitting, installation and other requirements

Using cap-and-trade bonuses to promote early adoption: carbon capture and sequestration in the draft American Power Act

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 24 2010

The Kerry-Lieberman climate bill promotes accelerated carbon capture and sequestration through cap-and-trade bonuses for electric utilities and industrial facilities that are early adopters of carbon storage technology and practices

Hydraulic fracturing: is air the new water?

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2012

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracing, continues to be closely scrutinized by the public and regulators alike for its potential impact on water resources, e.g., possible contamination of drinking water

PA revises permits to require recyclingre-use of hydraulic fracturing water

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 6 2012

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) announced that it was revising a general permit, commonly required in connection with hydraulic fracturing (fracing) operations, to require that fracing wastewater be treated and recycled to other fracing wells

Senate bill calls for earthquake-hydraulic fracturing study

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 19 2012

The link between hydraulic fracturing activity and seismic activity has been the subject of much discussion of late, including on this blog

Department of Interior Secretary endorses federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 25 2012

Speaking about upcoming Bureau of Land ManagementDepartment of Interior rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal land, DOI Secretary Salazar recently opined that state regulation of fracing was insufficient and suggested that more stringent federal regulations may be required