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The Nickel Report: EPA Determines Revisions To Federal Regulation Of E&P Wastes Unwarranted
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently determined that no revisions to existing RCRA Subtitle D regulations for the management of oil and gas wastes are necessary.
United States
31 May 2019
The Nickel Report: Environmental Groups Sue EPA To Develop Worst-Case Hazardous Substance Spill Rules
In a lawsuit recently filed in the Southern District of New York, a group of environmental plaintiffs allege that, for nearly 30 years, the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...
United States
27 May 2019
The Nickel Report: Decision Vacating DOI Valuation Rule May Impact Future Rulemakings
On April 12, 2019, the US District Court for the Northern District of California entered an order vacating the DOI repeal of the 2016 Valuation Rule due to violations of the Administrative Procedures Act (APA).
United States
17 May 2019
The Nickel Report: California's New Criteria Pollutant And Toxics Emissions Reporting Regulation
As noted in previous blog posts, Assembly Bill 617's (AB 617) Community Air Protection Program (CAPP) is limited in effect to specific, named communities included in it
United States
15 May 2019
PipelineLaw: First Circuit Says No Statute Of Limitations Defense To Natural Gas Act Preemption Claim; FERC's Policy Of Encouraging Cooperation With Localities Creates No Enforceable Duty
In Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC v. Weymouth Massachusetts, a First Circuit panel last month ruled that a statute of limitations defense is inapplicable to a Natural Gas Act (NGA)
United States
6 May 2019
The Nickel Report: FERC March 2019 Open Meeting Highlights
Commissioner LaFleur highlighted a number of matters in which she looked forward to comments.
United States
11 Apr 2019
The Nickel Report: US-Mexico Energy & Environmental Policy Transition: Opportunity Amidst Uncertainty?
While coming from opposite ends of the political spectrum, the administrations of US President Donald Trump and Mexico's recently elected chief executive
2 Apr 2019
Pipeline Law: LNG Export Terminal Approval May Provide Model For Future FERC Climate Change Analyses
Last week the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) made some headway in how it evaluates greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from natural gas-related projects.
United States
13 Mar 2019
The Nickel Report: Will Confluence Of Produced Water Issues Yield More Beneficial Use?
An interesting confluence of issues may facilitate the creation of an improved regulatory framework for the beneficial use of produced water from oil and gas operations.
United States
8 Mar 2019
The Nickel Report: Green New Deal Goes Beyond Green
This blog discussed the GND in a post on the Select Committee on the Climate Crisis on January 31.
United States
15 Feb 2019
PipelineLaw BLOG: Act Or Waive: DC Circuit Construes CWA § 401's One-Year Deadline For State Action Applications
These are the words the DC Circuit used in Hoopa Valley Tribe v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, No. 14-1271, p. 10, to describe the state of play on § 401 certifications affecting hydroelectric facility licensing or re-licensing applications.
United States
11 Feb 2019
The Nickel Report BLOG: Act Or Waive: DC Circuit Construes CWA § 401's One-Year Deadline For State Action Applications
"According to FERC, it is now commonplace for states to use Section 401 to hold federal licensing hostage."
United States
11 Feb 2019
US Looks To Close Venezuela's Cash Pipeline
On Monday, January 28, 2019, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced sanctions against Petróleos de Venezuela S.A.
United States
11 Feb 2019
The Nickel Report: Texas Supreme Court Holds Anadarko's $100M Deepwater Horizon Defense Costs Are Not Subject To Joint Venture Liability Limits
Reversing a Texas Court of Appeals decision that allowed Anadarko's Lloyd's of London excess insurers to escape coverage for more than $100 million in defense costs incurred in connection with claims from the Deepwater Horizon well blowout
United States
8 Feb 2019
PipelineLaw Blog: UPDATE: During Oral Argument, DC Circuit Suggests Waiver Period For State Water Quality Certification May Be Less Than One Year
On Friday, a court ruling provided some clarity regarding the Clean Water Act (CWA) § 401 water quality certification process.
United States
6 Feb 2019
US Looks To Close Venezuela's Cash Pipeline
On Monday, January 28, 2019, the Department of the Treasury's OFAC announced sanctions against Petróleos de Venezuela S.A. (PdVSA). PdVSA has been added to OFAC's SDN and Blocked Person's List.
United States
5 Feb 2019
The Nickel Report: FERC January 2019 Open Meeting Highlights
On January 17, 2019, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) held its monthly open meeting.
United States
30 Jan 2019
Privacy & Information Security Law Blog: Reported Cyber Attacks On U.S. Electric Utilities And Government Agencies
Hundreds of contractors and subcontractors with connections to U.S. electric utilities and government agencies have been hacked, according to a recent report by the Wall Street Journal.
United States
28 Jan 2019
The Time Has Come To Overrule Auer
According to the dictionary, a phrase is "ambiguous" if it has more than one meaning. Chevron
United States
25 Jan 2019
The Nickel Report: Finding The Win-Win-Win Through Commercialization Of Flare Gas
In September 2018, the US Interior Department issued a final rule rescinding the 2016 Venting and Flaring Rule, which took effect November 2018.
United States
23 Jan 2019
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