Tag Archives: natural gas

Ohio Appeals Dismissal of the State’s Complaint Against Rover Pipeline LLC Due to Ohio EPA’s Failure to Timely Respond to Request for CWA Section 401 Certification

On March 12, 2019, Judge Kristin G. Farmer for the Stark County Court of Common Pleas dismissed the State of Ohio’s Third Amended Complaint against Rover Pipeline. The State alleged that Rover had committed widespread environmental violations during the construction of its 713-mile interstate natural gas pipeline. The court dismissed the complaint on the grounds that … Continue Reading

Colorado Proposition 112: If Colorado Bans New Oil and Gas Development, What Next?

The State of Colorado is a leader in regulating oil and gas development. But a ballot initiative proposes a more dramatic regulatory step: restricting oil and gas development all together. In the upcoming election, Colorado voters will decide whether to enact Proposition 112, a law requiring a 2,500-foot setback between any new oil and gas developments and any “occupied … Continue Reading

US DOI Receives Over 1 Million Comments on Proposed Regulation of Hydraulic Fracturing on Federal and Tribal Lands

The debate over hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking, on federal and tribal lands continues.  As we reported in June, the US Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a proposed rulemaking that would regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal and tribal lands.  In response, the BLM has received 1,348,434 comments as of the date of this post.  The comment … Continue Reading
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