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Conservationists Sue To Block TransCanada Pipeline
Posted on 7 Oct 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

OMAHA, Neb. - (AP) Three conservation groups are suing to halt preliminary work on a proposed 1,700-mile-long oil pipeline from the tar sands of western Canada to Texas Gulf Coast refineries. The lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court in Nebraska contends... Read More

Fulbright & Jaworski LLP Fracking Blog: Federal vs. State Regulation
Posted on 8 Nov 2012 by Norton Rose Fulbright

On September 10, 2012, members of the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Natural Resources wrote to Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, requesting that the Bureau of Land Management's proposed regulations governing hydraulic fracturing... Read More

Troutman Sanders: DOI and DOE Release 'Roadmap' for Solar Energy Development
Posted on 1 Aug 2012 by Troutman Sanders

On July 27, 2012, the Department of the Interior ("DOI") Bureau of Land Management ("BLM") and the Department of Energy ("DOE") announced the availability of the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement ("PEIS"... Read More

AP Impact: Gulf Oil Industry-Government Ties Persist
Posted on 28 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Ties between offshore oil and gas companies and the agency that regulates them persist, nearly a year after the Obama administration announced an overhaul of ethics rules to deter such cozy relationships, documents obtained by... 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