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Mealey's Fracking - D.C. Circuit Says With Artifacts Destroyed By Pipeline Work, Tribe Lacks Standing
Posted on 11 Feb 2020 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Feb. 7 dismissed a tribal historic office's efforts to challenge construction of a natural gas pipeline across tribal lands, saying the office lost its standing when the... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - D.C. Circuit Says With Artifacts Destroyed By Pipeline Work, Tribe Lacks Standing
Posted on 11 Feb 2020 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The District of Columbia Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Feb. 7 dismissed a tribal historic office's efforts to challenge construction of a natural gas pipeline across tribal lands, saying the office lost its standing when the... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Texas False Advertising Claims Yield $6.7M Award, Permanent Injunction
Posted on 10 Feb 2020 by Mealeys

HOUSTON - A federal judge in Texas on Feb. 7 agreed with two plaintiffs that two defendants that falsely advertised their carbon steel flanges as standard-compliant must be permanently enjoined but stood by his earlier rejection of a jury's $26 million... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Fracking Company: Pennsylvania Methane Remediation Order Is 'Unreasonable'
Posted on 7 Feb 2020 by Mealeys

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A hydraulic fracturing company on Feb. 4 filed a notice of appeal with the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board (EHB) contending that its order to remediate methane migration from a gas well is "unreasonable and unsupported... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - U.S. Legislators Propose Bill To Ban Fracking Nationwide In 2025
Posted on 4 Feb 2020 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., along with other legislators, on Jan. 31 introduced a bill that would ban hydraulic fracturing nationwide, effective in 2025. Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - FERC: 3rd Circuit Pipeline Ruling Will 'Impair' Natural Gas Act
Posted on 31 Jan 2020 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Jan. 30 said that the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals' decision that affirmed the state of New Jersey's power to prevent construction of a natural gas pipeline for which federal... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Government Seeks Relief, Penalties Against Fracking Company For Well Violations
Posted on 24 Jan 2020 by Mealeys

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The U.S. government on Jan. 22 filed a lawsuit for injunctive relief and civil penalties against a hydraulic fracturing company for violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA) at multiple oil and gas production facilities the government contends... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Solicitor General Seeks Divided Oral Argument In Supreme Court Pipeline Case
Posted on 24 Jan 2020 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. solicitor general, on behalf of the United States Forest Service (USFS) and other federal parties, on Jan. 22 moved in the U.S. Supreme Court seeking a divided oral argument when it hears a case in which environmental groups... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Fund Moves To Appoint Lead Plaintiff In Fracking Securities Fraud Class Action
Posted on 23 Jan 2020 by Mealeys

PHILADELPHIA - The Allegheny County Employees' Retirement System (AERS) on Jan. 21 moved in a Pennsylvania federal court for the Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico to be appointed as lead plaintiff in a class action against a hydraulic... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Pennsylvania High Court: Fracking Rule Of Capture Stands, Case Vacated, Remanded
Posted on 22 Jan 2020 by Mealeys

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Jan. 22 vacated and remanded a case regarding the rule of capture, concluding that developers who conduct hydraulic fracturing operations may rely on pressure differentials to drain oil and gas... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Groups: U.S. Forest Service May Not Grant Right To Build Pipeline On Federal Land
Posted on 17 Jan 2020 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Environmental groups on Jan. 15 filed a response brief in the U.S. Supreme Court contending that the Appalachian Trail cannot be separated from the land that constitutes it; therefore, neither the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) nor any... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - National Monuments Cases Against President Trump Valid, Group Says
Posted on 13 Jan 2020 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) on Jan. 9 moved in District of Columbia federal court for partial summary judgment in consolidated lawsuits against the Trump administration concerning the reduction in size of national monuments... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Group: Judgment Valid In Its National Monument Case Against Trump Administration
Posted on 10 Jan 2020 by Mealeys

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Wilderness Society on Jan. 9 moved for partial summary judgment in District of Columbia federal court, contending that there is no genuine issue of disputed material fact and that it is entitled to judgment as a matter of law in... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Fracking Company Asks Delaware Supreme Court To Find That IPO Violated Contract
Posted on 9 Jan 2020 by Mealeys

WILMINGTON, Del. - A hydraulic fracturing field services company on Jan. 7 filed its appeal brief in the Delaware Supreme Court contending that a lower court erred when it declared that a clause facilitating an initial public offering (IPO) authorized... Read More

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Mealey's Fracking - Fracking Emissions Estimates Fit Development Scenario, Interior Secretary Says
Posted on 8 Jan 2020 by Mealeys

DENVER - Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt on Jan. 7 filed an answer in Colorado federal court contending that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) estimates of emissions associated with oil and gas production were consistent with the... Read More

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