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US DoL Focuses on Workers' Safety as Oil Cleanup Activities Ramps Up

Washington, DC (CompNewsNetwork) - Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels is in Louisiana today with a team of experienced hazardous materials professionals leading an effort to ensure that oil spill cleanup workers receive necessary protections from the hazards...

Oil & Gas Law Abridged

With this convenient desk edition, you will get thorough yet concise coverage of the law relating to oil and gas. A handy abridgement of the 8-volume master treatise, Williams & Meyers, Oil and Gas Law, you'll find full treatment of property interests, conveyancing, oil and gas leases, implied...

Kuntz, A Treatise on Oil & Gas Law

Increasingly cited by courts in oil and gas producing states, Kuntz, A Treatise on Oil & Gas Law provides an exhaustive survey of oil and gas conveyancing and operations, with citations to authorities that help attorneys find a quick answer or case on point. Included is a detailed examination of...

Manual of Oil & Gas Terms

A handy desk reference, the softcover Manual of Oil and Gas Terms defines the words and phrases most useful to lawyers, landmen, accountants, investors in oil and gas properties, students and others in the great variety of occupations in the industry. For example, the petroleum engineer may find the...

Williams & Meyers, Oil and Gas Law

Williams & Meyers, Oil and Gas Law is the most authoritative and comprehensive treatise on the law relating to oil and gas. Frequently cited by the courts and highly regarded by oil and gas attorneys, the treatise monitors changes to the law as well as new and developing areas. You will avoid costly...

Significant Variability Found in Toxics in Packaging Compliance Verification Testing

The Toxics in Packaging Clearinghouse (TPCH)[1] released a report on July 21, 2011, that identifies significant variability in laboratory testing for total heavy metals under state "toxics in packaging" laws. The TPCH, which was formed 20 years ago to support model toxics in packaging legislation...

LexisNexis® Legal News Podcast - Chevron and California Reach Settlement on Underground Gasoline Storage Tanks

California announces a proposed $24.5 million settlement with Chevron owners involving underground gasoline storage tanks (third story in podcast at 3:40), and the Mississippi Supreme Court reverses a multi-million lead verdict against Sherwin-Williams. Hear these and other stories from LexisNexis®...

Department of Defense Publishes Proposed Rule Regarding Storage, Treatment, and Disposal of Toxic or Hazardous Materials

By: Genevieve Essig The Department of Defense has published proposed rule 79 FR 4648 (Jan. 29, 2014) , [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers ], which relates to DFARS regulations on the storage, treatment, and disposal of toxic or hazardous materials. The rule in essence seeks to...

PHMSA Publishes Final Rule Adopting Certain Hazardous Materials Special Permits and Approvals Into Regulations

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has amended the Hazard Materials Regulations (HMR) to adopt provisions from certain “widely used or longstanding” special permits and competent authority approvals with “established safety records.” 79 Fed. Reg...