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2013 Ohio oil and gas law review

  • Vorys Sater Seymour and Pease LLP
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  • 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

Does Sackett add to the enforcement defense toolbox for energy companies

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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”

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

  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

Farmers' advocacy group enters foray against solar energy siting

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • 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

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

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

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

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”

Recent developments in environmental permitting litigation

  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 2 2011

There were many significant environmental permitting cases decided in the Massachusetts courts in 2010 that have implications for landowners, developers, and various industries

Environmental organizations lack standing to appeal agency rulemaking

  • Squire Sanders
  • -
  • 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”