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Fracking, Methane And Drinking Water

By Dianne Saxe, Ontario Environmental Lawyer The Ernst v. Encana fracking lawsuit gained strength last month with the publication of Rob Jackson's peer-reviewed paper: Methane contamination of drinking water accompanying gas-well drilling and hydraulic fracturing . Jackson is a professor at Duke...

Learn More About Fracking - White Paper and Complimentary CLE Webinar: Best Practices for Avoiding Common Issues Arising from Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) Extraction Agreements

Register for a complimentary CLE webinar: Best Practices for Avoiding Common Issues Arising from Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) Extraction Agreements - Tuesday Dec. 20 th 2PM EST http://www.eventsvc.com/LexisNexis_HB/register/8aa10302-64b8-4d6d-87aa-9888ce665812 Attend this free webinar and learn...

William A. Ruskin: Hydraulic Fracturing Risks and Opportunities

On April 18, 2012, Winston & Strawn and the Environmental Law Institute co-hosted an informative seminar on, "Hydraulic Fracturing Risks and Opportunities: Regulator, NGO, Industry and Investor Perspectives," in New York City. The meeting was expertly chaired by May Wall , a partner in...

Fulbright Hydraulic Fracking Blog: Pa. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Appeal in Butler Case

On April 3, 2012 the Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted a petition for allowance of appeal in the Butler case . In Butler , the Superior Court overturned the decision of a Court of Common Pleas regarding deed language, specifically the definition of "minerals" as it relates to oil and gas rights...

Fulbright Hydraulic Fracking Blog: FERC Approves Sabine Pass LNG Exports, Vacates Jordan Cove LNG Imports

On April 16, 2012, FERC issued a precedent setting order approving a proposal by Sabine Pass Liquefaction, LLC and Sabine Pass LNG, L.P. (collectively, "Sabine Pass") to site, construct and operate facilities to liquefy domestic natural gas for export to world markets. The Sabine Pass Liquefaction...