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Federal court holds the issuance of a mining permit requires the consent of all surface owners

  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2014

On June 13, 2014, a federal district court interpreting the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) ruled that surface coal mining

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2014

Incumbent AG Luther Strange (R) and Joe Hubbard (D) received their respective party's nomination after both ran unopposed in the primary. California

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2014

Bernard Nash and Milton A. Marquis Hot News Blog Post: Think You're Not a Holder of Unclaimed Property? Think Again! All 50 states have unclaimed

Native American law watch - spring 2014

  • Modrall Sperling Roehl Harris & Sisk PA
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2014

On December 30, 2013, working shoulder to shoulder with its client BHP Billiton New Mexico Coal, Inc. and cocounsel, Modrall Sperling complete

2013 Ohio oil and gas law review

  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2014

This past year proved active for Ohio's oil and gas industry. We saw exploration and drilling operations increase substantially and migrate further

First District publishes significant CEQA decision on legal feasibility of mitigation for prime farmland losses in Masonite Corporation v. County of Mendocino

  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 2 2013

In a partially-published opinion filed July 25, 2013, the First District Court of Appeal reversed the trial court's judgment denying a writ petition

The sun is shining on solar: deference to lead agency given in Panoche Valley solar project CEQAWilliamson Act decision

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2013

In a recent California appellate decision addressing a challenge under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the Williamson Act to the

Fifth Circuit shuts down climate tort plaintiffs again

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2013

Climate tort plaintiffs cannot catch a break in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. In a May 14, 2013, decision, the Fifth Circuit foundonce

Environmental organizations lack standing to appeal agency rulemaking

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 13 2012

The court in Wildearth Guardians v. Salazar held that plaintiff environmental organizations lacked standing to challenge a decision by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) not to recertify the Powder River Basin as a “coal production region”

PPL Montana, LLC v. Montana: SCOTUS issues first navigability-for-title decision in 81 years

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 13 2012

The last time the US Supreme Court took on a case where the primary issue was determining river navigability for title purposes under the equal footing doctrine, the country was mired in economic depression, car manufacturers were going out of business, and drought was consuming the west