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Pennsylvania federal court decision opens door for use of “functional interrelatedness” analysis to aggregate emissions for permitting purposes
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

A recent decision by a Pennsylvania federal court has left open the door outside the Sixth Circuit for Clean Air Act citizen suits and permit


Natural Habitats and Natural Resource Extraction: The Battle Continues
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

Most, if not all of you, are very familiar with the tensions between natural resource extraction - be it coal or oil and gas - and environmentalists


W.Va. Supreme Court affirms award of attorneys’ fees and expenses against WVDEP in surface mine board appeals
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2012

By a per curiam (“for the Court”) decision issued on October 19, 2012, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals ruled that the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (“WVDEP”) is obligated to pay the Hominy Creek Preservation Association (“HCPA”) more than $300,000 in attorneys’ fees and costs incurred in connection with two consolidated appeals brought before the West Virginia Surface Mine Board


Upcoming ruling will impact West Virginia water permitting process
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2013

Nearly three years ago, the Sierra Club commenced an administrative appeal of a WVNPDES water discharge permit issued by the West Virginia


West Virginia Legislature passes comprehensive aboveground storage tank bill and amends public water supply laws
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2014

On March 8, 2014, the West Virginia Legislature passed a comprehensive bill, primarily in response to the Jan. 9, 2014 leak of fluid containing 4-


Court addresses surface owner appeal rights involving Marcellus Shale gas wells
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2012

On September 25, 2012, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals entertained oral arguments in the case of James Martin, Director v. Matthew L. Hamblet, Docket No. 11-1157


EPA declines to create new air pollution control program for coal mines for now.
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2013

By letter dated April 30, 2013, EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe denied a petition filed by the Sierra Club and other groups, seeking to have


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


Update on the Clean Power Plan’s Existing Power Plant Carbon Rule
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2016

On February 9, 2016, the Supreme Court stayed implementation of the Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Electric Generating Units (the


D. C. Circuit vacates RICE MACT and NSPS 100-hour provision for emergency engines participating in emergency demand response programs
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

On May 1, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued an opinion remanding to EPA the 2013 federal regulatory