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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

Native American law watch - spring 2014

  • Modrall Sperling
  • -
  • 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

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

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

Court clarifies mitigation requirements for impacts to historical resources, reaffirms use of existing conditions as analytical baseline

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 27 2011

The Court of Appeal for the Fifth Appellate District of California held this month that the Environmental Impact Report for the Tesoro Viejo mixed use development project in southeastern Madera County failed to comply with the California Environmental Quality Act

Proposed reforms to Bureau of Indian Affairs surface leasing regulations could encourage wind and solar resource development on Indian land

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2012

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has proposed significant reforms to its current regulations for non-agricultural surface leases on Indian land

Does Sackett add to the enforcement defense toolbox for energy companies

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 2 2012

In its highly anticipated decision in Sackett v. EPA, the Supreme Court unanimously held that landowners may bring a civil action under the Administrative Procedure Act (“APA”) to challenge an EPA compliance order issued under the Clean Water Act (“CWA”

Fifth Circuit decision threatens a tsunami of climate change tort cases while the defense bar awaits a circuit split

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 22 2009

On October 16, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit revived a lawsuit filed by residents and property owners along the Mississippi Gulf coast against several corporations in the energy, fossil fuels and chemicals industries alleging that the defendants were responsible for property damage caused by Hurricane Katrina

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”

Seeking a safe harbor: can ASTM's BEPA help sellers avoid liability?

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 13 2011

How do you know if a certain commercial property is energy efficient or inefficient?