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Babst Calland: Nexus Requirement Clarified Under New Jersey’s Spill Act
Posted on 19 Oct 2012 by Babst Calland

In a decision issued September 26, 2012, the New Jersey Supreme Court clarified the standard for demonstrating causation in a claim for damages under the Spill Compensation and Control Act (Spill Act) . The Court held that a plaintiff claiming damages... Read More

THE MARCELLUS SHALE ADVISORY COMMISSION’S REPORT
Posted on 16 Aug 2011 by Babst Calland

On July 22, 2011, the Governor's Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission presented its final Report with numerous recommendations for environmental policy, legislative and regulatory reforms to address development of the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania... Read More

U.S. EPA Proposes Revisions to Clean Air Act Regulations Impacting the Oil and Gas Industry
Posted on 30 Aug 2011 by Babst Calland

On August 23rd, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a package of proposed rules governing air emissions from the oil and natural gas industry, which includes the EPA's first air standards targeting emissions from gas... Read More

Babst Calland: Ohio Supreme Court Rules That a Failed Stack Test Creates a Rebuttable Presumption of Continuing Noncompliance With Air Pollution Emission Standards
Posted on 10 Jan 2013 by Babst Calland

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a reference method stack test showing that an air contaminant source is exceeding emission standards creates a rebuttable presumption that the source is in continuing noncompliance with emission standards, State,... Read More

U.S. EPA Proposes Revisions to Clean Air Act Regulations Impacting the Oil and Gas Industry
Posted on 30 Aug 2011 by Babst Calland

On August 23rd, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a package of proposed rules governing air emissions from the oil and natural gas industry, which includes the EPA's first air standards targeting emissions from gas... Read More

THE MARCELLUS SHALE ADVISORY COMMISSION’S REPORT
Posted on 16 Aug 2011 by Babst Calland

On July 22, 2011, the Governor's Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission presented its final Report with numerous recommendations for environmental policy, legislative and regulatory reforms to address development of the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania... Read More