Monday Morning Regulatory Review: NLRB Election Rule Resurrection; Auto Auto Communications; & Lithium Batteries

By | Federal Regulations Advisor | February 10, 2014
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Among few highlights from the regulatory world last week other than one problematic court decision previously noted, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) resurrected a union election process rule that had been vacated for want of a quorum.

Rail Transport for Oil & Gas: A Riskier Proposition

By | Pipeline Law | February 6, 2014

A recent string of oil train derailments has renewed focus on rail safety and boosted support for oil pipelines as a safer mode of transportation, potentially affecting the public’s perception of pipeline projects such as the Keystone XL pipeline, whose southern leg went into service on January 22, 2014 and whose northern leg was the subject of a relatively objective final supplemental Environmental Impact Statement from the Department of State, issued on January 31, 2014.