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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

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

Federal Judge Throws Out Obama Drilling Rules
Posted on 16 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - (AP) A judge on Friday threw out Obama administration rules that sought to slow down expedited environmental review of oil and gas drilling on federal land. U.S. District Judge Nancy Freudenthal ruled in favor of a petroleum industry... 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

Steptoe & Johnson: 3rd Circuit Upholds Private Property Rights
Posted on 18 Oct 2011 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Russell L. Schetroma In Minard Run Oil Company, et al v. United States Forest Service, et al Nos. 10-265 and 10-2332 the US Court of Appeals for the 3 rd Circuit faced an appeal of a courageous opinion by US District Judge Sean J. McLaughlin preliminarily... 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

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

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

Western Group: U.S. Supreme Court Must Hear Mining Case
Posted on 11 Oct 2012 by William Perry Pendley

By William Perry Pendley DENVER - A 117-year-old nonprofit, non-partisan mining trade association with thousands of members on Oct. 5 urged the Supreme Court of the United States to hear a ruling by a badly fractured en banc panel of the U.S. Court... Read More