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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


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


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


State AGs in the news
  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2014

Incumbent AG Luther Strange (R) and Joe Hubbard (D) received their respective party's nomination after both ran unopposed in the primary. California


Native American law watch - Spring 2015
  • Modrall Sperling
  • USA
  • May 18 2015

In Northern Arapaho Tribe v. Ashe, the United States District Court for the District of Wyoming contrasted two tribes’ eagle interests, the First


State AGs in the news
  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2014

Bernard Nash and Milton A. Marquis Hot News Blog Post: Think You're Not a Holder of Unclaimed Property? Think Again! All 50 states have unclaimed


Fifth Circuit decision threatens a tsunami of climate change tort cases while the defense bar awaits a circuit split
  • Bracewell LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2009

On October 16, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit revived a lawsuit filed by residents and property owners along the Mississippi Gulf coast against several corporations in the energy, fossil fuels and chemicals industries alleging that the defendants were responsible for property damage caused by Hurricane Katrina


Case summary: Pohlig Builders, LLC v. Zoning Hearing Board of Schuylkill Township
  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2011

In Pohlig Builders, LLC v. Zoning Hearing Board of Schuylkill Township, 15 A.3d 563, 2011 WL 2084174, Pa. Cmwlth, March 17, 2011 (No. 782 C.D. 2010), the Commonwealth Court addressed the Schuylkill Township Board of Supervisors’ zoning appeal based on a variance granted to Pohlig Builders (the developers) to disturb an area of steep slopes such that the developers could construct their proposed residential development


Farmers' advocacy group enters foray against solar energy siting
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2012

On October 31, 2011, the California Farm Bureau Federation petitioned the Superior Court in Fresno County for a peremptory writ of mandate and filed a complaint for injunctive relief to force the County to reverse its recent cancellation of a Williamson Act contract


Proposed reforms to Bureau of Indian Affairs surface leasing regulations could encourage wind and solar resource development on Indian land
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2012

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has proposed significant reforms to its current regulations for non-agricultural surface leases on Indian land