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Scalpel or Machete? A Look at How the White House Wants to Cut Back the Environmental Permitting Process
  • Ryley Carlock & Applewhite
  • USA
  • February 2 2018

In his January 30, 2018 State of the Union address, the President declared that he had eliminated more regulations in his first year than any other


DOE Directs FERC to Issue Grid Resiliency Rules Providing Cost Recovery for Traditional Baseload Generation
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • September 29 2017

On September 28, 2017, using the Secretary of Energy’s authority under Section 403 of the Department of Energy Organization Act, the Department of


U.S. Federal Court Tells Regulators to Consider “Downstream Effects” of Proposed Natural Gas Pipelines
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • USA, Canada
  • September 13 2017

On August 22, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit overruled the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) 2016


Fifth Circuit Vacates Preliminary Injunction Premised on Endangerment For Lack of Evidence
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2017

On August 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, in an unpublished opinion, decided the case of Friends of Lydia Ann Channel v. U.S. Army


Trump Orders Streamlined Permitting for Infrastructure Projects
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2017

President Trump issued an Aug. 15 Executive Order titled "Establishing Discipline and Accountability in the Environmental Review and Permitting


District Court Again Orders FTA To Provide An SEIS for Purple Line Expansion Project
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

In an interesting decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on May 22, the District Court again held that a Supplemental


Sidley Shale and Hydraulic Fracturing Report - 6 June, 2017
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit dismissed an environmental group’s appeal of a lawsuit challenging natural gas development in


Queensland Land Court recommends refusal of Stage 3 expansion of New Acland coal mine
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • June 5 2017

Land Court recommends refusal of Stage 3 expansion of New Hope’s New Acland coal mine: New Acland Coal Pty Ltd v Ashman & Ors and Chief Executive


Ozark Society Lacks Standing To Pursue Injunctive Relief
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2017

In Ouachita Watch League, et al., v. U.S. Forest Service, et al., decided May 30, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit dismissed for lack


The Ninth Circuit Continues to Give Technical Decisions Heightened Deference and Validates Take Permit for Utility Scale Solar Project
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

On May 18, 2017, in Defenders of Wildlife v. Zinke, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit unequivocally rejected challenges to a 2013