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EPA’s new enforcement priorities target the energy extraction industry
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2010

As many interested environmental and industry groups have lauded and bemoaned respectively, the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") recently finalized its enforcement priorities for 2011 through 2013


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


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


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


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


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 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


WVDEP's emergency rules on horizontal gas wells: comprehensive and detailed new requirements now apply to all Marcellus Wells
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2011

On August 22, 2011, the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) filed an Emergency Rule with the Secretary of State, entitled “Rules Governing Horizontal Well Development” (W.Va. CSR 35-8-1.1, et seq