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Environmental groups sue BLM over approval of wind energy project right-of-way

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 27 2012

Three environmental groups have sued the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM ) over the agency’s approval of a right-of-way for a wind energy project near Bakersfield, California

Study claims wind power sufficient to supply world’s energy needs

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 21 2012

A recent study claims that available wind resources are much larger than that needed to supply global human energy demand

EPA identifies grain sorghum derived fuels as renewable and advanced biofuel

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 14 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a rule determining that grain sorghum ethanol qualifies as a renewable fuel under the renewable fuel standard (RFS) program

Deloitte identifies business risks concerning water demand

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 14 2012

In a recent interview, William Sarni, director and enterprise water strategy leader at Deloitte Consulting LLP, identifies business risks related to water demand

BIA simplifies leasing process for Indian land with focus on wind energy development

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 7 2012

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has finalized a rule under which agency approval will no longer be needed for certain tribal land leases

Federal court rules disposal of drilling waste allowed for subsurface owner

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2012

A federal court in West Virginia has ruled that owners of surface land have no trespass claim against a natural gas company with subsurface mineral rights for building and using drilling waste pits at the site

EPA seeks waste water disposal information from natural-gas drilling companies

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2011

EPA has reportedly issued Clean Water Act information requests to six naturalgas drilling companies with operations in Pennsylvania seeking information on how they dispose of wastewater generated through exploration, extraction and gas production in the Marcellus shale formation

Federal court allows contractor’s indemnity lawsuit against U.S. to proceed

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2011

The Federal Claims Court has refused to dismiss a lawsuit by a federal contractor seeking indemnification from the United States for toxic tort and environmental cleanup claims arising out of work the contractor performed for the Atomic Energy Commission

DOT proposes revised regulations on radioactive material transport

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2011

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT ’s) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has issued a proposal rule that would revise regulations governing the transport of radioactive material based on changes that the International Atomic Energy Agency made in 2009 to its transport standards

Eighth Circuit finds water use prohibition did not violate due process rights

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2011

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court ruling that an order issued by the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (DNR), which prohibited certain junior permit holders from drawing water from the Niobrara Watershed, did not violate the due process rights of a group of farmers and putative class members