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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

Lawsuit Filed Over Yellowstone River Oil Spill
Posted on 7 Oct 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

BILLINGS, Mont. - (AP) Several landowners whose property was damaged when an ExxonMobil Corp. pipeline spilled oil into the Yellowstone River have filed a lawsuit seeking unspecified damages for long-term harm to their property and businesses. Attorney... Read More

Mac's Shell Service And Application Of The Petroleum Marketing Practices Act
Posted on 30 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

By Philip Ashley The Petroleum Marketing Practices Act was enacted by Congress to address abuses in the termination or non-renewal of the franchisee relationship between independent franchisees and their franchisor oil companies. Since then, some circuit... 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 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 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: Lawsuit Filed Against New York's Participation In RGGI
Posted on 21 Jul 2011 by Troutman Sanders

On June 28, 2011, two business women with the assistance of the Competitive Enterprise Institute ("CEI") and Americans for Prosperity filed a lawsuit against the state of New York for participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative ... Read More