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On May 18, 2022, Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) issued the next generation of the Industrial Stormwater –...


Tags: Stormwater, NPDES, Industrial Storm Water General Renewal Permit, Clean Water Act,

Earlier this month, the Ohio General Assembly passed House Bill 397, which makes changes to R.C. 1509.28, Ohio’s statutory...


In French v. Ascent Resources-Utica, L.L.C., Slip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-869, the Ohio Supreme Court held that an action seeking a...


On March 24, 2022, the Supreme Court of Ohio once again addressed the level of diligence a surface owner must exercise in...


Tags: DMA, Due Diligence, ODMA

On March 10, 2022, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio rejected the claim that the subject oil and...


Tags: Lease, "Oil and Gas Lease", Operations, Habendum

In a pair of decisions, the Ohio Supreme Court in Peppertree Farms, L.L.C. v. Thonen, Slip Opinion No. 2022-Ohio-395, and ...


Tags: DMA, MTA, title transaction

The Seventh District Court of Appeals recently issued another decision addressing the “specific reference” exception under Ohio’s...


Tags: OMTA, Ohio Marketable Title Act, Marketable Title Act, MTA,

On February 1, 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed the lower court’s decision in Zehentbauer...


This post provides an important Ohio-specific update to our October 11, 2021 post regarding U.S. EPA’s policy on State regulatory...


Tags: Clean Air Act, Startup, Shutdown, Malfunction

Helping clients with their energy and environmental needs

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