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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


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


OSM will propose new regulations to address air emissions from surface mines
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

The United States Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) is moving forward with a rulemaking to address emissions from blasting


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


EPA issues revised emission factors for flares and other refinery process units
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

On April 20, 2015, EPA issued new and revised emission factors for flares and certain other refinery process units. The final action addressed:


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


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


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


Fuel efficiency standards of the future
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2011

On July 29, 2011, President Barack Obama, joined by major automakers Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, BMW, Honda, Hyundai, JaguarLand Rover, Kia, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Toyota and Volvo - which together account for over 90 percent of all vehicles sold in the United States - announced new fuel efficiency standards aimed at improving fuel efficiency to 54.5 miles per gallon by 2025