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Helping Clients With Their Energy and Environmental Needs

On January 22, 2020, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania decided Briggs v. Southwestern Energy Prod. Co.  The issue before the...


Tags: Rule of Capture, Marcellus Shale, Hydraulic Fracturing, Oil and Gas,

Supreme Court of Ohio Rules Youngstown Anti-Fracking Measure Must Be Placed on the May 2018 Ballot

The Supreme Court of Ohio ruled yesterday that the Mahoning County Board of Elections must place a proposed city charter...


Tags: 'Utica Shale', Hydraulic Fracturing, Ohio, Water,

Last year, we posted about litigation concerning the Bureau of Land Management’s controversial rule purporting to regulate...


Tags: Hydraulic Fracturing, Oil and Gas, BLM, Energy

In May of 2016, environmental groups sued the U.S. E.P.A., alleging that the agency failed to review and revise its regulations...


Tags: Hydraulic Fracturing, EPA, "horizontal drilling", Energy,

In a recent decision, Harper v. Muskingum Watershed Conservancy Dist., the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a qui tam...


Tags: FCA, Hydraulic Fracturing, Oil and Gas, Energy,

On June 27, 2016 U.S. EPA finalized a regulation under the Clean Water Act that prohibits the discharge of wastewater from...


Tags: Hydraulic Fracturing, Clean Water Act, Energy, Environment

We previously wrote about the Bureau of Land Management’s attempt to regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal and Indian lands....


Tags: Hydraulic Fracturing, Oil and Gas, Energy

Yesterday, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued its findings on the use of high-volume hydraulic...


Tags: Hydraulic Fracturing, Oil and Gas, New York, Energy,

An EPA study released on June 4th, 2015 concludes that hydraulic fracturing activities “have not led to widespread, systemic...


Tags: Hydraulic Fracturing, EPA, Oil and Gas, Energy

Following a similar move in Texas, last week, Oklahoma passed a bill restricting local regulation of hydraulic fracturing, reports


Tags: Hydraulic Fracturing, Oil and Gas, Energy

Helping clients with their energy and environmental needs

You can expect to find news and breaking legal developments involving the crude oil and natural gas industries, alternative and renewable energy resources, and the latest environmental issues.