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District Court Rejects Petition for Preliminary Injunction to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline, Triggering Forceful Response by Federal Government
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2016

On September 9, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia denied a motion for a Preliminary Injunction against the U.S. Army Corps of


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


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


First District publishes significant CEQA decision on legal feasibility of mitigation for prime farmland losses in Masonite Corporation v. County of Mendocino
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • August 2 2013

In a partially-published opinion filed July 25, 2013, the First District Court of Appeal reversed the trial court's judgment denying a writ petition


Party cannot rely on pleadings at summary judgment stage
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2011

Cedar Farm owns almost 2500 acres of property bordering the Ohio River in southern Indiana


Texas Supreme Court rules groundwater rights are property rights
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2012

In a unanimous decision, the Texas Supreme Court has held that “land ownership includes an interest in groundwater in place that cannot be taken for public use without adequate compensation”


Don’t mess with the water in Texas
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2012

Texas groundwater has long been governed by the Rule of Capture, which provides that the person who owns the surface may collect groundwater even if it interrupts or drains the water from his neighbor’s property


Recent developments in environmental permitting litigation
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • March 2 2011

There were many significant environmental permitting cases decided in the Massachusetts courts in 2010 that have implications for landowners, developers, and various industries


Environmental organizations lack standing to appeal agency rulemaking
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

The court in Wildearth Guardians v. Salazar held that plaintiff environmental organizations lacked standing to challenge a decision by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) not to recertify the Powder River Basin as a “coal production region”


PPL Montana, LLC v. Montana: SCOTUS issues first navigability-for-title decision in 81 years
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 13 2012

The last time the US Supreme Court took on a case where the primary issue was determining river navigability for title purposes under the equal footing doctrine, the country was mired in economic depression, car manufacturers were going out of business, and drought was consuming the west