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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
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  • 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
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  • 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

Army goals achievable through utility collaboration

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • October 30 2011

According to an October 26 study by RAND Arroyo Center, the U.S. Army can reduce its energy consumption and meet other energy goals by entering into service contracts with utility companies and collaborating with utilities on renewable energy projects

DOJ’s recent trend of prosecuting individuals for FCPA violations continues with longer prison sentences and increased fines

  • Foley Hoag LLP
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  • USA
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  • November 30 2011

The longest prison term ever imposed in a Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) case -- fifteen years -- was recently given to Joel Esquenazi, former president of Terra Telecommunications Corporation, after a jury convicted him under the FCPA for bribes paid to officials at Haiti Teleco, a state-owned telecommunications agency

A procedural due process claim based on the random conduct of a state actor must allege that post-deprivation remedies are inadequate

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
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  • April 21 2010

Eva Leavell and her family own or lease hundreds of oil wells in southern Illinois

Unconventional oil and natural gas: major players in Job Council's new report

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 19 2012

President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, chaired by Jeffrey Immelt, released its report and recommendations on how to create jobs and improve America’s competitiveness Tuesday

Legislature: legislative leaders express doubts about the July special legislative session on offshore drilling but plan for another special session later in the year

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 19 2010

A special session of the Florida Legislature is scheduled to begin on July 20, 2010