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Judge orders MSHA to move case forward after years’ delay
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • May 29 2015

A Federal Mine Safety and Health Commission Administrative Law Judge has given the Mine Safety and Health Administration 90 days to decide how it


Divided court affirms summary judgment in CERCLA “arranger” case
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2015

The decision sets a high bar for proving intent to dispose of hazardous substances and may make it easier for a party alleged to be liable as an


Kentucky bankruptcy court holds that coal mining lease is not an executory contract or unexpired lease and is transferable pursuant to section 363 despite an anti-assignment provision
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2015

When a contract is called a lease and has some characteristics of a lease, but operates to grant the lessee the exclusive right to mine and remove


High Court solves one piece of puzzle in mineral rights debate
  • Calfee Halter & Griswold LLP
  • USA
  • June 23 2015

It may come as a surprise that Ohio's farmland is more valued for what it has underneath the land rather than what it grows or raises above the land


Pennsylvania Superior Court: separate consideration for operated and unoperated acres does not render an oil and gas lease severable
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2015

The recent boom in natural gas production in the Appalachian Basin has led to a concomitant boom in litigation, as landowners who are lessors in


Sidley shale and hydraulic fracturing report- September 8, 2015
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2015

On September 1, 2015, a federal district court judge in Texas overturned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS’s) decision to list the lesser


D.C. Circuit upholds FERC approval of Maryland natural gas facility
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

On April 24, the D.C. Circuit issued its opinion in Myersville Citizens for a Rural Community v. FERC, upholding the Federal Energy Regulatory


Texas Supreme Court avoids answering a fundamental question in a wastewater disposal case
  • King & Spalding LLP
  • USA
  • May 8 2015

One year ago, in the May 2014 issue of the Energy Newsletter, we highlighted the case of Environmental Processing Systems, L.C. V. FPL Farming Ltd


A CEQA trustee agency “muscles up”: Third District holds Department of Fish and Wildlife’s newly exercised power to require notice of and regulate substantial water diversions even absent streambed alteration was always unambiguously authorized by
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • June 15 2015

Under CEQA, a "trustee agency" is a "state agency having jurisdiction by law over natural resources affected by a project which are held in trust for


Texas legislature moves to expressly preempt local bans on fracking
  • Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

Across the country litigation has sprung up over whether regulation of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) should take place on a federal, state, or