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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-


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


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


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


EPA proposes UIC rules for CO2 injection wells
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • October 29 2008

On July 25, 2008, EPA published proposed regulatory amendments that would establish a new class of wells that may be permitted pursuant to its Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program authorized by the federal Safe Drinking Water Act


How the EPA aims to kill coal
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2012

A case can be made, upon reviewing the full sweep of President Barack Obama’s first term, that the Administration’s top priority has not been health care, the Iranian nuclear program or economic recovery


Before and after Kingston: a coal ash litigation update
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2010

As reported in previous Dinsmore & Shohl Legal Alerts, the December 2008 breach of a coal ash impoundment at the Tennessee Valley Authority's facility in Kingston, Tennessee resulted in the spill of over 5 million cubic yards of coal ash into adjacent waterways and properties


The continuing evolution in mine permitting: EPA's war against coal reaches new heights
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2011

Elections, we have been told, have consequences


Ninth Circuit rules that NPDES permits are required for logging road ditches and culverts
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • August 23 2010

In a decision that may eventually have significance far beyond the nine states encompassed by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, that court ruled on August 17, 2010 that timber companies are required to obtain National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System ("NPDES") permits for stormwater discharges from logging roads that collect such runoff in ditches, culverts and other channels prior to discharge to streams and rivers


Natural gas industry challenges EPA's costly rule targeting emissions
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2010

Natural gas producers, engine manufacturers, and other industry groups have launched an assault on the U.S. EPA's recent rule requiring operators of existing stationary natural gas-fired engines to control emissions of certain hazardous air pollutants