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Environmental update-public hearings on the proposed Clean Power Plan

  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 28 2014

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") will hold public hearings on the proposed Clean Power Plan in Atlanta, Denver, Pittsburgh, and

Texas court upholds arbitration award in bitterly-disputed South Texas oil and gas contamination dispute

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 26 2014

The First Court of Appeals, sitting in Houston, has affirmed the decision of an arbitration panel which had ruled in favor of the claims for personal

Unity yes, finality no: D.C. Circuit rejects challenge to US EPA Clean Water Act policy governing mining permits on procedural grounds

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

On July 11, in National Mining Association v. McCarthy - a case very important to the surface coal mining industry in the Appalachians - the D.C

EPA re-gains “green light” to regulate permitting procedures

  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

Two district court orders declaring the federal Environmental Protection Agency acted illegally when it implemented certain permitting procedures for

New York High Court affirms municipal fracking bans

  • Gordon & Rees LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 21 2014

The New York Court of Appeals, in a landmark ruling, recently upheld bans imposed by municipalities on oil and gas production activities, including

"Enhanced Coordination Process" memo is a "procedural rule" not a "legislative rule"

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

Recently, the DC Circuit decided the case of National Mining Association v. McCarthy. Reversing the lower court, the court held that an "Enhanced

Water, water everywhere

  • Pierce Atwood LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 18 2014

There were two court decisions this week regarding regulation of Maine rivers, one from the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, Watts v. BEP, and one

"Permit shield" defense unavailable when presence of pollutant was not disclosed in permit application process

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a ruling in the case of Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards v. A & G Coal Corporation. The Court of

Taku River Tlingit First Nation v. British Columbia (Minister of Environment), 2014 BCSC 1278, Supreme Court of British Columbia (Macintosh J.), 11 July 2014

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
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  • July 17 2014

The Supreme Court of British Columbia allowed a petition brought by an Aboriginal group in relation to whether a mining project had “substantially

Ahousaht Indian Band v. Canada (Fisheries and Oceans), 2014 FC 197, Federal Court (Mandamin J.), 28 February 2014

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 17 2014

The Federal Court granted an interlocutory injunc- tion prohibiting the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans from opening the commercial roe herring