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Troutman Sanders LLP
On January 24, 2018, FERC staff directed Rover Pipeline LLC ("Rover") to stop horizontal directional drilling ("HDD") activity—which involves using a drill to bore horizontally underground and drilling mud ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Only 14 employees at MSHA headquarters have been deemed essential during the shutdown.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it will not issue a final rule for the Obama-era's proposed regulations for financial responsibility requirements for certain hardrock mining ...
WilmerHale
Had EPA moved forward with promulgating a final rule, the statute would have required an effective date within four years.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
The US EPA signed a final action declining to impose financial assurance regulations on the hardrock mining industry under Section 108(b) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
President Trump's selection for Administrator at MSHA has been confirmed this week by the Senate.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
The House Financial Services Committee took a first step toward repeal of the mine safety disclosure requirements on November 15, 2017, with its approval of H.R. 4289.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
By a vote of 52-46, on November 15, 2017, the United States Senate confirmed David G. Zatezalo to be the new Assistant Secretary for Mine Safety and Health.
Fisher Phillips LLP
President Trump recently nominated David Zatezalo to be the new head of Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
WilmerHale
Last week, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit held that excavation work performed by a private company when installing wind turbines constituted "mining" under the federal regulation governing mineral development on tribal land.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed and remanded a District Court decision approving a decision by the Bureau of Land Management to approve new leases on mines that account ...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On September 12, the MSHA published in the Federal Register two proposed rules on Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines, reopening the rulemaking to consider two very limited changes.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
President Trump has nominated a retired coal company executive to head the Mine Safety and Health Administration.
Withers LLP
In late June 2017, in a defeat for the coal mining industry, the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit overturned a ruling that required the Environmental Protection Agency to report how Clean Air Act...
Foley Hoag LLP
Earlier this month, State Street Global Advisors joined the chorus of money managers urging corporate boards, particularly those in "high-impact sectors" – meaning "oil and gas, utilities and mining" – to do a better job ...
Morgan Lewis
US Tax Court decision may facilitate tax-efficient investment structures for non-US investors investing in US operating partnerships, directly or through investment funds.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
In a decision that opens the door for Superfund claims against the United States on Forest Service and BLM lands, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the United States federal government may be liable for clean-up costs at former mining sites located on federal land.
Jackson Lewis P.C.
The Mine Safety and Health Administration will implement an action plan for employees who do not meet the agency's medical standards.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta recently announced his appointment for the new interim Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
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Troutman Sanders LLP
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Anadarko wished to produce minerals beneath the Chaparral Wildlife Management Area controlled by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Withers LLP
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Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
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Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
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