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Sixth Circuit rules Clean Water Act’s permit shield can protect general permit holders from liability

  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2015

The 6th Circuit recently ruled that facilities holding a Clean Water Act (“CWA”) Section 402 general permit one of two types of National Pollutant

California crude trains: how much oil is actually coming in and where is it coming from?

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2015

California has become ground zero for legal opposition to crude-by-rail projects. Opponents decry derailments, toxic vapors, and other ills. Yet

Federal government issues long-awaited final rules governing fracking on federal land and Indian land

  • Wilson Elser
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2015

On March 20, 2015, the Department of the Interior’s (DOI’s) Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued its long-awaited “final” rules governing hydraulic

Independent producers lead legal challenge against BLM’s hydraulic fracturing rule

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2015

After a regulatory review process lasting more than three years, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued today a final rule purporting to govern

2015 may be a banner year for financing environment-friendly green projects

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2015

According to Standard & Poor’s Ratings Service, 2015 could be a big year for green bonds. S&P predicts companies to issue $30 billion in bonds, which

BLM’s final hydraulic fracturing rule for federal land: five things you need to know

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2015

On March 20, 2015, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released a final rule regulating hydraulic fracturing on federal

DOE’s wind vision report outlines benefits of increasing wind power production

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2015

On March 12, the EPA released its Wind Vision report, which takes stock of the current state of wind energy in the US and examines economic and

New fracking rule released; Congress to discuss National Forests, Federal Lands, U.S. minerals and renewable energy; potential for state permitting under Clean Water Act; funding for wind turbine blades from Department of Energy

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2015

The U.S. Department of Interior has released its final agency rule that would regulate the use of hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas development on

Court upholds Endangered Species Act incidental take permit for windfarm

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2015

On March 17, 2015, Judge Leon of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued a memorandum opinion upholding the United States

California legislature debating 2015 climate leadership legislation

  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2015

During his fourth inaugural address just three months ago, California Governor Jerry Brown announced an ambitious new plan to address the impacts of