The Colorado House of Representatives passed a bill yesterday that would require a study of the health impact of fracking in Colorado.
President Obama recently released a Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions (Strategy) that sets forth a multi-pronged plan for reducing methane emissions both domestically and globally.
In a proposed decision issued today from the California Public Utilities Commission, an administrative law judge (ALJ) determined that energy storage devices…
On April 8, 2014, the Court of Appeals for the Seventh District of the State of Ohio issued its opinion in the matter of Walker v. Noon (2014-Ohio-1499).
Will the Proposed Legislative Changes Reign in Legacy Lawsuits and Bring Energy Development Back to Louisiana?
Legacy lawsuits unfortunately have become a way of life in Louisiana. Landowners with historic exploration and production operations (and speculators purchasing the rights to sue from prior landowners) line up for their chance to win the “Louisiana Environmental Lottery.”
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is tightening permit conditions for horizontal drillers after a report from state geologists found a “probable connection” between hydraulic fracturing and a string of small earthquakes near Youngstown, Ohio.
In March 2014, the German government presented the details of its plans for changes in the country’s renewable energy support scheme.
Ohio Department of Natural Resources Announces Tougher Conditions for Horizontal Drilling Near Faults or Areas of Seismic Activity
Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director James Zehringer announced that the Department will include tougher conditions in permits for horizontal drilling for oil and gas near faults or areas of past seismic activity.
The Senate Finance Committee approved its long-awaited tax extenders package on April 3, 2014. The Expiring Provisions Improvement Reform and Efficiency (EXPIRE) Act, which the Committee approved by voice vote, would extend dozens of temporary tax incentives that expired at the end of last year or are set to expire at the end of this year.