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

  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • -
  • 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

"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
  • -
  • 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

Environment, planning and regulatory news July 2014

  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • -
  • European Union, France, Germany, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • July 14 2014

Bonn was the venue for the latest round of UN talks on climate change. Delegates agreed to circulate draft elements of the new global climate treaty

New York court tosses property owners’ little NEPA challenge to New York State’s failure to complete hydraulic fracturing EIS for lack of standing

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2014

A trial court in Albany, New York has landed another blow against high-volume hydraulic fracturing ("HVHF") in New York by tossing two lawsuits

Recent court decision holds that New York towns may ban hydraulic fracking, within municipal boundaries through the adoption of local zoning laws

  • Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 10 2014

Last week, the New York Court of Appeals held that a town may ban oil and gas exploration and production activities, including hydraulic fracking

What Alands Vindkraft means for the EU's energy market

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Sweden
  • -
  • July 9 2014

There has been much tension in recent months between the European Commission and European Union member states on the potentially distorting effects

Headline-grabbing reports on fracking emissions are unlikely to gain traction in courts

  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2014

Methane emissions from hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") wells have received a wave of coverage in the press recently, but plaintiffs will likely

D.C. Circuit rejects petitions challenging proposed NY-NJ gas pipeline

  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2014

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals recently dismissed petitions brought by the City of Jersey City, NJ, and various environmental organizations