Winter 2013: Extraction

Insuring Fracking Risk: Can Conventional Insurance Tools Manage Unconventional Risk?

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Insuring Fracking Risk: Can Conventional Insurance Tools Manage Unconventional Risk?

Managing fracking risk demands a certain level of understanding and expertise. Attorneys need a thorough understanding of these tools as fracking litigation is expected to grow.

EPA has developed EJ Plan 2014, which outlines goals and objectives for incorporating EJ into rulemaking, permitting, compliance and enforcement, and community action.

While Home Concrete raises some interesting nuances about the application of Brand X, it illustrates a broader point about the nature of Chevron’s standard of review and how judges apply it.

The threatened discharge of contaminants from Devils Lake, ND, into cleaner state and Canadian watercourses shows the costs of the abandonment of the EPA role in water quality regulation.

The UK Government is consulting on draft legislation that will make detailed reporting of greenhouse gas emissions mandatory for quoted companies.

Antibiotics, fertilizers, and pesticides have all contributed to calls for greater scrutiny of the agriculture industry.

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