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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

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

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

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
  • -
  • 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

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

Farmers' advocacy group enters foray against solar energy siting

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 5 2012

On October 31, 2011, the California Farm Bureau Federation petitioned the Superior Court in Fresno County for a peremptory writ of mandate and filed a complaint for injunctive relief to force the County to reverse its recent cancellation of a Williamson Act contract

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

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”

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?