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BLM’s Hydraulic Fracturing Rule Applicable to Indian Lands Is Back in PlayFor Now
  • Modrall Sperling
  • USA
  • August 11 2016

In two articles appearing in Modrall Sperling’s companion newsletter, Energy Resources Notes, we reported first on the substantive provisions of


Federal Judge: Authority Lacking for Regulation of Hydraulic Fracking
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • July 1 2016

The federal district court in the state of Wyoming recently enjoined the Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) from regulating hydraulic fracturing


Second Try for Post-Production Costs Prohibition
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2016

On June 27, 2016, the Pennsylvania House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee revived previously introduced legislation designed to clarify


CERCLA Claims against United States and Laguna Pueblo Entities Dismissed
  • Modrall Sperling
  • USA
  • June 16 2016

In a series of early 2016 decisions issued in Atlantic Richfield Co. v. U.S., et. Al., Case No. 1:15-cv-00056, the U.S. District Court for the


Supreme Court Rules Landowners Can Challenge Jurisdictional Determinations
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2016

On May 31, 2016, in a unanimous ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court held in USACE v. Hawkes Co. that approved jurisdictional determinations (“JD”) are


When Contract is Silent, Accommodation Doctrine Applies to Water Rights Disputes
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2016

A case that has been closely followed by oil and gas and other interests which involves groundwater disputes has now been decided by the Texas


Energy & Resources Notes - Spring 2016
  • Modrall Sperling
  • USA
  • May 5 2016

A new law offers the prospect of faster Federal approvals and limitations on judicial challenges for certain large infrastructure projects that must


Texas Court of Appeals Issues Important State Superfund Order
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2016

In a "case of first impression," U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, sitting in Austin, in TCEQ v. Exxon Mobil Corporation, et al., issued an


BLM's controversial hydraulic fracturing rule is postponed nationwide
  • Modrall Sperling
  • USA
  • November 20 2015

The Spring 2015 issue of Energy Resources Notes reported on the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) adoption of a controversial final rule addressing


Compliance with the Clean Air Act increasingly unlikely to protect companies from nuisance suits
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2015

A recent decision out of the Sixth Circuit found that the Clean Air Act ("CAA") does not preempt common law claims brought against an emitter based