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Pennsylvania Would Let Counties Set Natural Gas Drilling Fees
Posted on 7 Oct 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

PITTSBURGH - (AP) Gov. Tom Corbett released a plan for Pennsylvania's natural gas boom Monday that would allow the state's counties to impose a fee on drilling to help pay to regulate it and fix environmental damage in communities where it is... Read More

DiNapoli Proposes New York Gas Drilling Protection Fund
Posted on 12 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

ALBANY N.Y. - (AP) New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli proposed Tuesday establishing a fund supported by fees from drillers to clean up environmental damage from natural gas drilling using high-volume hydraulic fracturing. The program, which would require... Read More

Fulbright Briefing: Texas, Other States Move Forward With Hydraulic Fracturing Disclosure Regulations
Posted on 18 Oct 2011 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Barclay Richard Nicholson and Andrea Fair Earlier this year, Texas became the latest state to draft regulations requiring the disclosure of chemicals used in the hydraulic fracturing process. Michigan and Montana issued similar regulations over... Read More

DLA Piper Energy Alert: With Revised Proposed Regulations, 'Fracking' Returns to the Fore of New York State's Energy Policy
Posted on 12 Dec 2012 by DLA Piper

By Robert J. Alessi and Jeffrey D. Kuhn New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's administration has issued revised proposed regulations for high-volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking or HVHF) in New York State, a move that will avoid sending the entire... Read More

Environmental Groups Sue Over Natural Gas Drilling Regulations
Posted on 6 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) Environmental groups filed a lawsuit Thursday in New York City to force federal officials to conduct an environmental review before issuing final regulations on natural gas drilling in the Delaware River Basin because of concerns over... Read More

Troutman Sanders LLP: New York Moves To Allow, While New Jersey May Ban, Shale Fracking
Posted on 18 Jul 2011 by Troutman Sanders

On Friday, July 1, 2011, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation ("DEC") released its draft supplemental generic environmental impact statement ("SGEIS"), a proposal that would grant access to more than 80% of the shale... Read More