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Court Rebuffs Miners: Withdrawal Law Constitutional
Posted on 25 Mar 2013 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - An Arizona federal district court on March 20 rejected arguments by a 117-year-old nonprofit, non-partisan mining trade association with thousands of members that had argued that a federal law, which was used to lock... Read More

California Miner Appeals Denial of Attorneys' Fees
Posted on 30 Jan 2013 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - A California miner who won the right to engage in placer mining on his claim in the mountains of northern California after a February 2007 ruling by the Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA) on Jan. 24 appealed the... Read More

Hold U.S. Forest Service in Contempt, Energy Group Urges
Posted on 10 Jan 2012 by William Perry Pendley

DENVER - Energy operators in Pennsylvania on Dec. 21 filed post-hearing documents urging a federal district court to hold the U.S. Forest Service in contempt of the district court's December 2009 ruling requiring it to process oil and gas lease development... Read More

Western Legal Group Wins Property Rights Ruling in Pennsylvania Court
Posted on 11 Sep 2012 by William Perry Pendley

DENVER - Energy operators in Pennsylvania, after winning at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia in September 2011, which upheld a December 2009 ruling by a Pennsylvania federal district court regarding the property rights of... Read More

Montana Supreme Court Hears Energy Case Appeal
Posted on 24 Apr 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - A Montana voluntary, nonprofit trade association of oil and natural gas producers, gathering and pipeline companies, petroleum refineries, and service providers and consultants that seeks to maintain a favorable climate... Read More

Pennsylvania Energy Operators Argue Energy Exploration Merits Permanent Relief
Posted on 8 Mar 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - Energy operators in Pennsylvania, after a victory before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia in September 2011, on March 5 urged a Pennsylvania federal district court to issue a final ruling... Read More

California Energy Group Defends Oil and Gas Leasing
Posted on 8 Jul 2013 by William Perry Pendley

DENVER - A California nonprofit, non-partisan trade association that represents some 450 independent crude oil and natural gas producers, royalty owners, and service and supply companies on Juje 25 filed its brief with a California federal district court... Read More

Energy Operators Contend Environmental Groups are Wrong in Pennsylvania Energy Case
Posted on 4 May 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - Energy operators in Pennsylvania, after a victory before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia in September 2011, which affirmed the December 2009 ruling of a Pennsylvania federal district... Read More

U.S. Forest Service Not In Contempt, Pennsylvania Federal Judge Rules
Posted on 29 Mar 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - A Pennsylvania federal district court on March 23 denied a motion by energy operators in Pennsylvania to hold the U.S. Forest Service in contempt of the district court's December 2009 ruling that requires the agency... Read More

Alaska Miners Seek Court Ordered Return Of Valuable Claims
Posted on 25 May 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - Three Alaska miners who sued U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar among others in Alaska federal district court after their claims were declared null and void by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on May 21... Read More

Energy Exploration in Pennsylvania Emerges Victorious
Posted on 22 Sep 2011 by William Perry Pendley

William Perry Pendley September 20, 2011 - DENVER - Energy operators in Pennsylvania celebrated today's decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia that affirmed a ruling by a Pennsylvania federal district court... Read More

Environmental Groups Ignore Rulings In Pennsylvania Energy Case, Legal Foundation Asserts
Posted on 29 Mar 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - Energy operators in Pennsylvania, after a victory before the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Philadelphia in September 2011, which affirmed the December 2009 ruling of a Pennsylvania federal district court regarding... Read More

Montana Supreme Court Upholds Victory For Petroleum Industry
Posted on 9 Jul 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER- A Montana voluntary, nonprofit trade association of oil and natural gas producers, gathering and pipeline outfits, petroleum refineries, and service providers and consultants that seeks to maintain a favorable climate... Read More

Western Legal Group Argues Energy Case in Pennsylvania Court
Posted on 9 Jul 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - Energy operators in Pennsylvania, after a victory before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia in September 2011( Minard Run Oil Company v. United States Forest Service , No. 10-1265, 3rd... Read More