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On November 2, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued a decision in the case Little et al. v. Louisville...


Tags: Preemption, Emissions, Clean Air Act, Environment

OH: Preemption of Local Drilling Ordinances Upheld

Yesterday, in State of Ohio ex rel. Morrison v. Beck Energy Corp., 2013-Ohio-356, the Ninth District Court of Appeals held...


Tags: Preemption, Energy

By Greg Russell On October 10, 2012

NY: Local Ban Struck Down

The Press & Sun-Bulletin is reporting that a state Supreme Court judge has struck down a local drilling ban in New York:  "In an...


Tags: Preemption, Energy

We've reported a number of times on issues related to local regulation of oil and gas development (see here, e.g.). For example,...


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The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that "[m]ajor provisions of Pennsylvania's controversial law governing the oil and...


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Two local bans targeting hydraulic fracturing were recently upheld in New York, according to this article in Bloomberg:  ...


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The Daily Local News is reporting that local regulation may be the next big obstacle to oil and gas development in Pennsylvania: ...


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Texas Preemption Decision
By Vorys On December 9, 2008

Texas Preemption Decision

Local regulation of E&P activities is a hot topic around the country.  In the context of a preliminary injunction request, the...


Tags: Preemption, Pipeline Safety, Energy

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