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Fulbright & Jaworski: Hydraulic Fracturing as a Subsurface Trespass, Part 1 in a Series of 5
Posted on 23 May 2012 by Norton Rose Fulbright

This article is the first in a series of five posts. Hydraulic fracturing activities continue to rise, and are at the center of much debate and litigation focusing on the potential health risks associated with the process. But an emerging issue... Read More

Fulbright Briefing: Pa. Commonwealth Court Overturns Significant Portions of Act 13; Appeal Filed Next Day
Posted on 9 Aug 2012 by Norton Rose Fulbright

By Kenneth S. Komoroski , Matthew H. Sepp and Michael P. Gaetani The Pennsylvania General Assembly enacted the Oil and Gas Act ("Act 13"), which substantially revises the Oil and Gas Act of 1984, 58 P.S. § 601.101 et seq., and was signed... Read More

Steptoe & Johnson: Delaware River Basin Commission Releases Final Rules On Natural Gas Development
Posted on 17 Nov 2011 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

On Tuesday [Nov. 8], the Delaware River Basin Commission ("DRBC") released its revised rules on natural gas development in the basin after a public comment period during which the commission received over 69,000 comments. The revised rules maintain... Read More

New EPA Rules Address Potential Hazards of Air Emissions from Fracking
Posted on 8 May 2012 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Law Community Staff

By Marc Karell, P.E., CEM, Principal, Climate Change & Environmental Services, LLC While the focus of the environmental controversy concerning hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") has been the alleged contamination of aquifers and other... Read More