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Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Pa. General Assembly Set To Pass Marcellus Impact Fee Regulations
Posted on 7 Feb 2012 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Russell L. Schetroma Earlier today, the Pennsylvania Senate passed measures to govern the extraction of natural gas from the swath of Marcellus shale underlying the state. The plan now moves to the House of Representatives where it is expected... Read More

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Pennsylvania Gov. Corbett Signs Marcellus Legislation
Posted on 14 Feb 2012 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Russell L. Schetroma Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed into law yesterday [Feb. 13, 2012] sweeping measures to govern the extraction of natural gas from the swath of Marcellus shale underlying the state. The Governor's signature caps... Read More

Steptoe and Johnson: Ohio Announces Opening of Public Comment Period for New Air Emissions General Permit for Oil and Gas Operators and Interim Permitting Options
Posted on 26 Oct 2011 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

The Ohio EPA has announced that a draft oil and gas well site general air permit is available for review and comment. This general permit is designed to cover air emissions from equipment installed for use during the production phase of a Marcellus or... Read More

Mediation in Oil and Gas Law Disputes
Posted on 12 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

By Lisa C. McManus, Esq. [1] | Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise wherever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often a real loser – in fees, expenses, and waste of time. As a peacemaker, the lawyer has... Read More

Federal Judge Approves $22 Million Settlement of Royalty Class Action Litigation
Posted on 15 Jun 2011 by Babst Calland

On March 17, 2011, United States District Judge Sean J. McLaughlin approved a settlement that could be worth more than $22 Million between Range Resources and a class of over 25,000 landowners/lessors. Judge McLaughlin then issued an Order of Court amending... Read More