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Study shows water use in “fracking” is similar to water use in conventional oil production

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
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  • October 1 2014

One of the many "hot button" issues surrounding the process of hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," is the amount of water used in the process of

Underground drilling access consultation and fracking update

  • DLA Piper LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • September 29 2014

In the last "Carbon Matters" (April 2014) we noted that the Government was considering reforming the law of trespass to make it easier for the

Environmental groups ramp-up the crude-by-rail fight in the courtroom

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2014

Bakken crude producers and midstream transportation companies already experience transportation woes related to inadequate pipeline infrastructure

EPA plugs test method loophole for NPDES permits

  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2014

On Aug. 19, 2014, EPA published notice of a final rule that requires National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit applicants to use

Fifth Circuit holds notices of violation are not final agency actions

  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2014

On July 3, 2014, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a unanimous opinion which held that notices of violation issued by EPA to two coal-fired

Desert renewable energy conservation plan to streamline permitting for 20,000 megawatts of renewable energy

  • Latham & Watkins LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2014

On September 23, 2014, the California Energy Commission ("CEC"), California Department of Fish and Wildlife ("CDFW"), US Bureau of Land Management

All aboard! Government and industry groups propose complementary standards for crude oil transport

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2014

The regulation of transporting flammable liquids by rail has picked up steam in the past year thanks to the energy boom enabled by fracking, as

Environmental group calls for tighter regulation of frac sand

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2014

The U.S. shale boom has generated a boom in a related industry: "frac sand." Sand has become an integral component of hydraulic fracturing. Oil

Energy & environment update - October 6 2014

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union, Global, USA
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  • October 6 2014

The fifth annual United States-India Energy Partnership summit took place in Washington last week. The United States and India created the Clean

EPA issues cooling water intake structure rule for existing facilities

  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 2 2014

EPA's final rule setting technological requirements for cooling water intake structures at existing steam electric generation facilities and