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Sidley Environmental Trends

USA - September 19 2017 A coalition of environmental groups and five state attorneys general filed petitions for review in the Second Circuit of a July 2017 decision...

Energy Enforcement Update - 18 September 2017

USA - September 18 2017 On September 5, the CFTC issued an order requiring W Resources, LLC to pay a $150,000 civil penalty for acting as a Commodity Pool Operator…

District Court Rules It Lacks Jurisdiction Over Claims for Future Climate Change Injuries

USA - September 15 2017 The U.S. District Court of the District of Massachusetts dismissed, in part, an environmental group's challenge to a Boston Harbor terminal's…

Sidley Environmental Trends

USA - September 6 2017 The Conservation Law Foundation filed a Clean Water Act citizen suit against Royal Dutch Shell plc and various affiliates...

Sidley Environmental Trends

USA - August 24 2017 The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) opened a public comment period for reconsideration of the…

Southeast Market Pipelines Project Certificate Vacated and Remanded to FERC for Further Environmental Review on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

USA - August 22 2017 In a 2-1 decision that issued today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) in Sierra Club et. al v. Federal…

Energy Enforcement Update - 21 August 2017

USA - August 21 2017 On August 10, FERC filed its opposition to Ryan Smith’s motion for judgment on the pleadings in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of…

Sidley Shale and Hydraulic Fracturing Report - 1 August, 2017

USA - August 1 2017 The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposed to repeal its March 2015 rule governing the use of hydraulic fracturing on…

Energy Enforcement Update - 24 July 2017

USA - July 24 2017 On July 19, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an order reversing the convictions of ex-Rabobank traders Anthony Allen and…

House Passes Two Bills Giving More Pipeline Permitting Authority to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

USA - July 20 2017 On July 19, 2017, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a pair of bills aimed at reforming natural gas and oil pipeline permitting, and granting…