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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-


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


State primacy in coal mining regulations challenged: environmental group seeks Federal Court jurisdiction
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2013

State sovereignty over the regulation of coal mining is again under attack by anti-industry groups. In Montana Environmental Information Centeret al


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 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


Clean Power Plan Update
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2016

The litigation over EPA’s Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Electric Generating Units (Carbon ESPS) continues to take surprising


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


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


Coal combustion ash disposal: TVA breach leads to push for new regulations, lawsuits
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2009

On December 22, 2008, there was a massive failure of a retention wall at a coal ash containment area at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)'s "Fossil Plant," located near Kingston, Tennessee