Helping Clients With Their Energy and Environmental Needs


Helping Clients With Their Energy and Environmental Needs

U.S. Supreme Court limits federal jurisdiction of the Clean Water Act

In a highly anticipated opinion, the United States Supreme Court narrowed the scope of waters and wetlands considered to be...

Tags: WOTUS, Clean Water Act, U.S. Supreme Court

Re-notification required for Ohio's General Permit for Construction Stormwater Discharges

The Ohio General Permit for Stormwater Discharges from Small and Large Construction Activities (Ohio EPA Permit No. OHC000005)...

Tags: Stormwater, Clean Water Act, construction, OEPA

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio recently addressed whether a mineral owner could assert a...

Tags: Utica, Subsurface Mineral Trespass, Point Pleasant

Reminder to all Ohio oil and gas land professionals:  Your registration will expire on Sunday, April 30, 2023.

Tags: "Oil and Gas" Utica, Division of Oil and Gas Resource Management, Land Professional Registration

President Biden's “Durable” WOTUS Rule temporarily blocked in Ohio.

In response to a request for preliminary injunction filed by the attorneys general of 24 states (including Ohio), a federal judge...

Tags: WOTUS, Clean Water Act, waters of the United States, USEPA,

In J&R Passmore, LLC v. Rice Drilling D, LLC, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio denied the...

Tags: Class action, Subsurface Mineral Trespass

The Seventh District Court of Appeals recently affirmed summary judgment against two lessors asserting claims of bad faith...

Tags: Bad Faith Pooling, Subsurface Mineral Trespass

Last month, in State ex rel. AWMS Waters Solutions, LLC v. Mertz, the Eleventh Appellate District held that AWMS had failed to...

Tags: Injection Well, Just Compensation Clause, Fifth Amendment

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