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The Supreme Court held that a local government’s imposition of financial conditions on a developer could constitute a taking of property.
Will the Supreme Court provide much-needed clarity on how EPA should regulate air emissions that affect downwind states or simply decide the Homer case on jurisdictional grounds?
Bonneville Power determined that hydro power must be generated due to CWA spill and fish protection requirements, overriding contractual obligations for renewable wind generation.
California recently enacted a new regulatory regime for fracking and other “unconventional” oil and gas drilling techniques, including a study, new rules, permits, and disclosures.
A recent D.C. Circuit Court decision could affect PM 2.5 increment and associated baseline dates. Otherwise, states imposing earlier deadlines would be unfairly impacted.
The US FWS has proposed protective status for the lesser prairie chicken and its habitat in the Midwest, with special conservation and agricultural exemptions under the 4(d) rule.