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Energy Enforcement Update
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2018

On November 15, FERC’s Office of Enforcement released its 2018 Report on Enforcement and related Staff presentation during FERC’s open meeting


Sidley Environmental Trends
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • November 27 2018

The Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations, Inc., recently filed suit in California state court against multiple energy companies


Second Circuit upholds New York zero emission credits for nuclear facilities
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2018

On September 27, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision affirming the district court in upholding the New York zero


FERC Enforcement requests that Commission vacate Order to Show Cause to Footprint
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2018

On September 19, FERC's Office of Enforcement its reply to Footprint's answer to the Order to Show Cause in Docket No. IN18-7. Notably, Enforcement


Judge denies Powhatan and Chen motion to dismiss on statute of limitations grounds
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2018

On September 24, Judge M. Hannah Lauck denied the motion to dismiss filed by PowhatanChen in the case pending in the U.S. District Court for the


FERC approves settlement with Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. related to capacity payments
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2018

On September 28, FERC issued an order approving a Stipulation and Consent Agreement between FERC's Office of Enforcement and Wheelabrator Technologies


New York City climate change tort suit dismissed.
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2018

A federal court has dismissed New York City's public nuisance lawsuit against five major oil companies alleging that their marketing of petroleum


“Exceptional events” rule upheld
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2018

On July 20, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejected environmental groups' challenge to an EPA rule allowing exemptions


BLM announces end to compensatory mitigation requirements.
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2018

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued a guidance memorandum announcing that it will no longer require offsite compensatory mitigation for


Courts of appeal rule on pipeline projects
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2018

In decisions issued on July 27, two U.S. Courts of Appeal have ruled on challenges by opponents to pipelines designed to serve the east coast with