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EPA reinforces standards to use "representative data" after Sierra Club

  • Ryley Carlock & Applewhite
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 1 2014

On January 22, 2013, in Sierra Club v. EPA,1 the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an opinion that addressed some Prevention

BSEE's Investigations and Review Unit changes the playing field on the OCS

  • Liskow & Lewis
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 29 2014

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement's (BSEE's) Investigations and Review Unit (IRU) substantially enhances the civil and criminal

“Did You Feel It?” study examines alleged fracking-induced earthquakes

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

Anyone following our blog knows that the issue of whether fracking activities cause earthquakes is one receiving a lot of press and has been the

Texas Supreme Court to hear defamation case involving fracking claims

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

On August 21, 2014, the Texas Supreme Court agreed to hear oral arguments in an ongoing dispute between a homeowner and Texas-based oil driller Range

Sidley shale gas and hydraulic fracturing report - August 26, 2014

  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2014

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) denied administrative appeals filed by environmental groups and local governments challenging an extension

US EPA’s failure to timely issue permit does not authorize grandfathering PSD permit application under former air quality standards

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2014

On August 12, 2014, the Ninth Circuit, in Sierra Club v. EPA, vacated US EPA's decision to issue a Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD

Environmental groups are seeking to force US EPA to create superfund financial responsibility rules through litigation

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2014

On August 8, 2014, a coalition of environmental groups filed a Petition for Writ of Mandamus to the D.C. Circuit seeking an order that US EPA "has

CEQA: labor unions take on solar power in Adelanto

  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2014

The unions are taking on solar power once again, with CEQA as their weapon of choice. What their motive is may be a different issue. As we have

Colorado state court strikes down a second city-wide fracking ban

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 25 2014

A Colorado state judge recently struck down a City's voter-approved moratorium on hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking." This marks the second time a

What the frack is happening in Illinois? The concerns with fracking and the potential legal claims on the horizon

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 25 2014

More than a year has passed since Illinois enacted a law allowing hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking," in the state. Due to the volume of comments