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EPA Withdraws ICR for Existing Oil and Gas Operations
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2017

On March 2, 2017, EPA announced it was withdrawing its Information Collection Request (ICR), sent to more than 15,000 owners and operators in the


West Virginia surface owners may not appeal gas well permits
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2012

As reported on September 27, 2012, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals was recently presented with a certified question concerning whether surface rights owners may bring a court action to challenge gas well drilling permits issued by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (“DEP”).


EPA issues final rule targeting air emissions from oil and gas operations
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2012

On April 17, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued final air emission standards for oil and natural gas operations.


Oil & gas activities agencies are “up-in-the-air” on air regulations
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2011

Most of the news regarding the oil and gas activity in Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and now tapping into Ohio shale plays, has focused on water concerns.


Oil and gas 101: the basics for county boards of education
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2010

Over the past couple of months there have been more and more county boards of education discussing the potential of entering into the oil and gas leases.


EPA’s new enforcement priorities target the energy extraction industry
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • March 16 2010

As many interested environmental and industry groups have lauded and bemoaned respectively, the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") recently finalized its enforcement priorities for 2011 through 2013.


EPA proposing new enforcement priorities
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2010

The federal Environmental Protection Agency published a federal register notice on January 4, 2010 soliciting comments on proposed national enforcement priorities for the years 2011 through 2013.


Global warming litigation and the ghost of Mrs. Palsgraf
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2009

Any private entity with significant greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions could be identified in the next climate change lawsuit.


Ohio appellate court ruling helps ensure that real property rights under coal severance deeds will not be trumped by private oil and gas interests
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2009

Last year, the Ohio Supreme Court did not accept for review Appellants Charles and Beverly Datkuliak's ("Datkuliaks") appeal from the Seventh District Court of Appeals' decision in Am. Energy Corp. v. Datkuliak, 7th Dist. No. 07 MO 3, 2007-Ohio-7199.


Greenhouse gas reporting from A-to-Z - proposed U.S. EPA rule will require more than 13,000 facilities to calculate and report GHG emissions
  • Dinsmore & Shohl LLP
  • USA
  • March 20 2009

Soon, all businesses from Animal feedlots to Zinc production and countless operations in-between (cement production, coal mining, electronics manufacturing, food processing, pulp and paper manufacturing, solid waste management, wastewater management, etc.) will be required to calculate and report to the U.S. EPA the amount of greenhouse gases (GHGs) their facilities emit.