By Jeremy A. Mercer and
Cecil C. Kuhne, III
On August 22, 2011, the West Virginia Department of Environmental
Protection ("WVDEP")-pursuant to Governor Ray Tomblin's Executive Order
4-11, issued July 12, 2011- promulgated emergency rules related to
By J. Wylie Donald, Partner, McCarter & English
Columbia Law School convened a panel on hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") earlier this month. One of the subtopics was its effect on climate change mitigation.
Professor Michael Gerrard laid out the pluses and minuses. On the plus side...