Publications

Texas Supreme Court Holds Energy Company Can Recover Substantial Defense Costs Under Insurance Policy Covering Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
Petitions Seek Supreme Court Review of Fourth and Ninth Circuit Decisions That Could Expand the CWA’s NPDES Program
Fourth Circuit Joins Ninth In Holding That “Indirect” Discharges May Violate the CWA
Second Circuit Confirms NYSDEC Waived Water Quality Certification Authority by Delaying Decision on Application
Environment: United States
Climate Regulation: United States
DC Circuit Rules That FERC Should Have Quantified Indirect Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Approving Natural Gas Pipeline
GAO Recommends that PHMSA Evaluate its Model for Pipeline Safety Inspections
PHMSA Increases Penalty Limits for Pipeline Safety Violations
Executive Order Charts New Path For Offshore Energy Development
Maryland 2017 Environmental Legislative Agenda Set
Environment: United States
Climate Regulation: United States
Impacts of the 2016 U.S. Election on Environmental Law, Policy, and Enforcement
DOT/PHMSA Proposes to Harmonize US Lithium Battery Transport Requirements With International Standards
EPA Finalizes Regulations Targeting Methane and Volatile Organic Compounds from Oil and Gas Operations
PHMSA Signals Intent to Adopt ICAO Ban on Bulk Shipments of Lithium-Ion Batteries as Cargo on Passenger Aircraft
DOT Issues Final Rule Providing Only Very Limited Relief for Reverse Logistics of Retail Products
BLM Proposes to Restrict Methane Releases from Oil and Gas Leases
Environment: United States
Climate Regulation: United States
New Study Calls into Question Some of Harvard Report’s Conclusions Related to the Use of FracFocus.org by State Regulators
National Park Service Proposes Sweeping Changes to Oil and Gas Regulations
EPA Issues New Residual Risk and Technology Rule for Petroleum Refineries
Environmentalists Issue Notice of Intent to Sue EPA for Alleged Failure to Review and Revise RCRA Oil and Gas Regulations
EPA Proposes New Clean Air Act Standards for Methane and VOC Emissions by the Oil and Natural Gas Sector
Environment: United States