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Energy & environment update February 24, 2014 - Energy and climate debate

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • February 24 2014

Energy issues will take center stage this week as the Supreme Court addresses the Environmental Protection Agency's greenhouse gas regulations and

Man bites dog: Congress lobbies CFIUS on steel development joint venture

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
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  • China, USA
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  • August 4 2010

As widely reported, 50 members of the U.S. Congressional Steel Caucus sent a letter to Secretary of the Treasury Geithner on July 2 asking the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) to “thoroughly investigate” a Chinese investment in a Mississippi steel project on grounds that it would permit the Chinese government to exploit the American market through a U.S.-based business and possibly threaten national security

Pennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down Act 13

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
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  • USA
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  • December 26 2013

Last week, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down a state law that required municipalities to permit oil and gas drilling in all zoning districts

Additional Keystone XL review requested

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • -
  • USA
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  • June 5 2011

Thirty-four House Democrats sent a letter May 31 to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson requesting a meeting with State Department officials to make the case for at least 120 days of additional review of the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and for field hearings in several states regarding the agency’s supplemental draft environmental impact statement

Wisconsin court rides herd on town's attempt to regulate livestock operation

  • Gray Plant Mooty
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2012

In a victory for agricultural interests, the Wisconsin Supreme Court prevented local governments from imposing conditions on new or expanding livestock operations except as authorized by the state’s livestock facilities siting law

In clarifying application of CERCLA's statute of limitations, Eighth Circuit affirms summary judgment for Reed Smith client

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2011

Recently, Reed Smith represented Dravo Corporation in a case captioned Morrison Enterprises, LLC v. Dravo Corporation, before the District Court for the District of Nebraska and the Eighth Circuit

Focus on gun control may make NRC licensees focus on 161A

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 14 2013

The President's 2013 State of the Union address discussed an issue that many states are also looking at closely gun control in

Emergency Information Access Act to be introduced

  • Duane Morris LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 21 2011

Senator Jim Whelan announced plans to introduce legislation that would improve communication between utility providers, municipalities, the state and consumers during major catastrophic events including hurricanes, thunderstorms, tornadoes, floods, heat waves and snow and ice storms that cause service interruptions

Governor releases details of his Marcellus Shale package

  • Duane Morris LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • October 6 2011

Governor Corbett unveiled his Marcellus Shale legislative package that includes some of the recommendations made earlier by his Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission, including a impact fee on each active well

The D.C. update

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2010

Sen. Robert Byrd (D-W.Va.) passed away Monday, June 28, after a serious illness