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Department of Interior Secretary endorses federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 25 2012

Speaking about upcoming Bureau of Land ManagementDepartment of Interior rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal land, DOI Secretary Salazar recently opined that state regulation of fracing was insufficient and suggested that more stringent federal regulations may be required


Using cap-and-trade bonuses to promote early adoption: carbon capture and sequestration in the draft American Power Act
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 24 2010

The Kerry-Lieberman climate bill promotes accelerated carbon capture and sequestration through cap-and-trade bonuses for electric utilities and industrial facilities that are early adopters of carbon storage technology and practices


TSCA reform in the House & Senate: extending EPA’s reach
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 2 2010

On July 22, 2010, Representatives Rush (D-IL), Waxman (D-CA), Castor (D-FL), DeGette (D-CO), Schakowsky (D-IL) and Sarbanes (D-MD) introduced the Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010 (TSCA


Recent court decisions may affect hydraulic fracturing in New York and Ohio
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 29 2012

Three recent court decisions could affect parties with an interest in hydraulic fracturing, particularly in New York and Ohio


Broad scope and impact of California “Green Chemistry” regulations
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

New draft “Green Chemistry” regulations released by California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control are expected to impose substantial requirements on manufacturers, importers and retailers nationwide of a number of consumer products distributed in California


Backlash: Senate proposals to tighten “buy American” requirements for renewable projects, limit EPA’s greenhouse gas regulatory authority
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 5 2010

Recent Senate legislative proposals may make clean energy grant money contingent on restrictions to purchase domestic goods and labor, and could place a moratorium on the EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gases through the Clean Air Act


Hydraulic fracturing regulatory updates in California and Pennsylvania
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 24 2012

California currently has no regulations specific to fracing but has well construction standards designed to keep natural gas and oil field fluids away from underground water sources


Senate bill calls for earthquake-hydraulic fracturing study
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 19 2012

The link between hydraulic fracturing activity and seismic activity has been the subject of much discussion of late, including on this blog


EPA again concludes that Dimock well water is safe to drink
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 19 2012

At the request of residents in Dimock, PA, for the past several months EPA has been testing drinking water wells for contamination that the residents attribute to nearby fracing activities by Cabot Oil


EPA releases final fracturing air rule
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 19 2012

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released final regulations on April 17 to reduce certain emissions at hydraulically fractured wells by 95 percent