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An update on EPA’s approach to methane emissions from the oil & gas sector including a summary of the agency’s proposed new reporting rule

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to announce between now and December 31, 2014 its plan for pursuing methane reductions

New York bans fracking in New York: what now?

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 17 2014

The wait is over in New York on fracking. At a cabinet meeting today Governor Cuomo and his Commissioners of Health and Environmental Conservation

District court limits tiering of biological opinions

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 18 2014

On December 5, 2014, a federal district court held that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) failed to comply with the Endangered Species Act

Sidley shale gas and hydraulic fracturing report - December 15, 2014

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 15 2014

The anticipated endangered species listing of the wide ranging sage grouse halted a Bureau of Land Management auction of ninety-seven oil and gas

Administration raises Gulf of Mexico oil spill penalty cap by 77 percent

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 15 2014

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has issued a final rule increasing the limit of liability for damages under the Oil Pollution Act to $133.65

PHMSA issues revised reporting requirements second notice & request for comments

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 11 2012

On Sept. 21, 2012, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a second notice and request for comments in the Federal Register proposing revisions to 1) the hazardous liquid pipeline system accident report form, 2) the natural and other gas transmission and gathering pipeline systems incident report form, and 3) the annual report form for gas transmission and gathering systems

The temperature rises: a hot summer in greenhouse gas regulation

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 11 2014

The summer of 2014 sizzled in the field of greenhouse gas (GHG) regulation, with three key developments. First, the Environmental Protection Agency

Fifth District rejects CEQA challenge to Fresno County aggregate mine project EIR in partially published decision, clarifies State Mining Board’s SMARA powers and CEQA’s farmland loss mitigation rules

  • Miller Starr Regalia
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  • USA
  • -
  • December 15 2014

In a lengthy, 65-page opinion filed December 8, 2014 (of which fully two-thirds was unpublished), the Fifth District Court of Appeal affirmed the

Coal ash regulation update

  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • -
  • USA
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  • December 2 2014

The U.S. EPA’s efforts to develop a new regulatory path for coal ash (“Coal Combustion Residuals” or “CCR”) by regulating the material either as a

Sidley shale gas and hydraulic fracturing report - December 9, 2014

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 9 2014

The Environmental Defense Center filed suit in federal court alleging the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) issued 51 permits