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California post-2020 GHG Regulation Debate: Compromise Passed Both Houses with a Two-Thirds Vote
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2017

To achieve its goals of reducing greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions linked to global warming, California relies upon a number of programs


California Approves New Regulation to Reduce Methane Emissions from Oil and Gas Facilities
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2017

The California Air Resources Board has approved a new stringent regulation to curb methane emissions from oil and gas operations in California. The


Court Rules BLM Had No Authority To Regulate Fracking On Federal and Native American Lands
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2016

In March 2015, the Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) issued regulations applying to hydraulic fracturing on federal and Indian lands. 80 Fed. Reg. 16


PA Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force Releases Final Report
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2016

On Thursday, February 18, 2016, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force (PITF) released its


New Pennsylvania Methane Rules may be More Stringent than Federal Standards
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2016

Gov. Tom Wolf recently announced the creation of a multi-pronged plan to target and reduce methane emissions from unconventional natural gas wells


Pennsylvania state trial court dismisses appeal challenging constitutionality of local ordinance regulating natural gas drilling
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • December 2 2015

In Delaware Riverkeeper Network, et al. v. Middlesex Township Zoning Hearing Board, A.D. No. 15-10429 (Nov. 19, 2015), Butler County Judge S. Michael


The Pennsylvania Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force releases first draft of recommendations to Gov. Wolf for future pipeline regulation
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2015

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Pipeline Infrastructure Task Force (PITF) recently released the first draft of its report


Pennsylvania federal court strikes down ordinance banning disposal of wastewater as unconstitutional
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2015

In Pennsylvania General Energy Co. L.L.C. v. Grant Township, Magistrate Judge Susan P. Baxter of the United States District Court for the Western


California takes the bronze: implications and impacts of California’s SB 350
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2015

On October 7, Gov. Brown signed into law the Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015 (“SB 350”) 2015. This comes as no surprise


EPA releases draft assessment of effects of hydraulic fracturing on drinking water
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

The Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") has published a draft assessment based on the 2010 study requested by Congress into the possible effects