By Steven M. Siros, Partner, Jenner & Block
A recent study by the Colorado School of Public Health has linked hydraulic fracturing to elevated levels of petroleum hydrocarbons in the air near drilling sites. The study, to be published in Science...
By Barry Zalma, Attorney and Consultant
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeal was asked to determine whether Illinois Union Insurance Company ("ILU") had a duty to defend Louisiana Generating LLC ("LaGen") in an underlying suit filed...
By J. Cullen Howe, Environmental Law Specialist, Arnold & Porter LLP
Hydraulic fracturing (fracking), a process used by the oil and gas industry for more than 60 years, has attracted the national spotlight. By injecting fluids and other materials...
By William A. Ruskin
A Lone Pine Order is an innovative judicial case management tool that requires toxic tort plaintiffs to produce credible expert evidence to support their theory of causation (or another key component of plaintiffs' claim)...
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 drinking...