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Three Circuits Set Up CWA Application to Groundwater for Supreme Court Test
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2018

There have been five circuit court decisions in 2018 addressing the application of the Clean Water Act (CWA) to discharges reaching navigable waters

Fourth Circuit Rules Passive Ash Surface Impoundments Are Not Point Sources
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2018

In Sierra Club v. Virginia Electric & Power Company, the Fourth Circuit held that coal ash settling ponds are not “point sources” under the Clean

FERC's Hard Look at Pipeline Construction and GHG Emissions
  • Manko Gold Katcher & Fox
  • USA
  • August 6 2018

The increase in U.S. pipeline construction resulting from natural gas production in unconventional places, including the Marcellus and Utica

D.C. Circuit Upholds DOE NEPA Reviews of LNG Export Applications
  • Troutman Sanders LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2017

On November 1, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (“D.C. Circuit”) denied a petition from the Sierra Club

Failure to Consider Downstream GHG Emissions Results in Remand of FERC Pipeline Approval
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2017

On August 22, 2017, a divided D.C. Circuit panel sided with the Sierra Club and other environmental groups by concluding that the Federal Energy

D.C. Circuit Rejects Sierra Club Challenges to LNG Exports
  • Jenner & Block LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2017

On November 1, 2017, the United States District Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected the Sierra Club's National Environmental Policy Act

Lookadoo and Civins in Oil & Gas 360: Pipeline Ruling Unsettles Industry
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • September 1 2017

Oil & Gas 360 featured extensive analysis by Washington D.C.-based Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Phil Lookadoo and Austin-based Senior Counsel Jeff

D.C. Circuit Denies Sierra Club's Petition Challenging DOE's Orders Authorizing Exports for the Freeport LNG Terminal
  • Hogan Lovells
  • USA
  • August 28 2017

On August 15, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ("D.C. Circuit") denied Sierra Club's petition challenging

If a Power Plant Burns, Does a Natural Gas Pipeline Count the Smoke?
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2017

A divided panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (DC Circuit)1 recently ruled that the Federal Energy

LNG Export Supporters Win Another Victory in Court
  • Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2017

On August 15, 2017, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit (DC Circuit) issued its decision in Sierra Club v. Department of Energy (Freeport),