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FERC Order No. 860 Mandates New Market-Based Rate Filing And Reporting Requirements For Sellers Of Electric Energy
On July 18, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued Order No. 860.
United States
13 Aug 2019
D.C. Circuit Says NEPA Requires FERC To Inquire Into Up And Downstream Effects Of Pipeline Project
In a recent opinion, the D.C. Circuit suggested the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) must attempt to obtain information necessary to evaluate the environmental effects of a proposed
United States
4 Jul 2019
FERC Holds The Line On One-Year Limit For State Review Of Clean Water Act Certifications For Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines
On April 2, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or "Commission") determined that the one-year statutory limit on state review of interstate natural gas pipeline
United States
16 May 2019
District Court Provides Guidance On Climate Change Analysis Under NEPA
A federal district court has ruled that the Bureau of Land Management ("BLM") failed to adequately consider climate change when approving a set of oil and gas leases on public lands in Wyoming.
United States
1 May 2019
Obama's Not Slowing Down On Cuba: New Steps Forward Open Doors (And Humidors!) For Collaboration
With fewer than 100 days left in office, President Obama is not slowing down on his efforts to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba.
United States
30 Nov 2016
Environmental Litigation And Toxic Torts Update – Mountain/West Coast Case Law Highlights
In two concurrent opinions, the Colorado Supreme Court invalidated the two cities' bans on fracking and the storage of fracking wastes within the cities' limits.
United States
25 Aug 2016
Colorado Supreme Court Determines Cities' Fracking Bans Preempted By State Law
The City of Longmont completely banned the fracking process within the city's limits; whereas, the City of Fort Collins enacted a five-year moratorium on the fracking process.
United States
25 Aug 2016
U.S. Supreme Court Lets Natural Gas Act Preemption Seep Away
Oneok opens the door to new, but yet unknown, state-level antitrust regulation of the wholesale natural gas market, and the uncertainty that will follow.
United States
9 May 2015
Insolvency-Related Implications For The Oil & Gas Industry In The U.S.
Despite the tremendous growth and development of oil and gas resources in recent years, the industry is expected to be a boon for bankruptcy lawyers.
United States
15 Apr 2015
Change Your Entire Energy Export Policy Using This One Weird Trick! BIS "Clarifies" Short Supply Controls To Make Oil Exporting Easier
On December 30 the Commerce Department shifted the oil export landscape as it had existed for 40 years, with only a little administrative sleight-of-hand.
United States
27 Jan 2015
Mexico To Vote On Historic Amendment To Open Oil Industry To Private Investment
The Mexican Senate has introduced a constitutional amendment that, if approved, would open the country’s oil market to foreign and private investors.
28 Mar 2014
Governor Brown Signs SB 4 Regulating Hydraulic Fracturing Well Stimulation Treatments
Hydraulic fracturing continues to increase, but regulations have lagged behind the practice.
United States
8 Oct 2013
Superior Court's Injunction Preventing California's Cap And Trade Program Has Been Stayed...Right?
Until recently, Association of Irritated Residents v. California Air Resources Board proceeded along the litigation path as smoothly as any environmental challenge.
United States
14 Jun 2011
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