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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


EPA revises coal ash disposal rules
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2018

In a rule published July 30, EPA began what will be a long process to revise standards for coal ash disposal under the Resource Conservation and


Environmental group appeals stay of 2015 Waters of the U.S. Rule.
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2018

The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) appealed to the Eleventh Circuit a Southern District of Georgia ruling that enjoined the Clean Water Rule


Sidley Environmental Trends
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2018

D.C. Circuit upholds the EPA’s “regional consistency” regulations. In a recent opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit


FERC decision sets limits on how greenhouse gas emissions are to be reviewed.
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2018

On May 18, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a 3-2 decision to restrict the consideration of climate change effects in FERC


FERC Enforcement Staff presents the 2018 Summer Energy Market and Reliability Assessment
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2018

At FERC's May 17 open meeting, FERC's Office of Enforcement and Office of Electric Reliability presented the Summer 2018 Energy Market and


Second Circuit affirms dismissal of class action against TOTAL for alleged natural gas manipulation.
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2018

On May 4, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an order affirming the district court's dismissal of the class action lawsuit