Aug 12, 2020
This week's episode covers a decision by a Colorado District Court, dismissing a lawsuit challenging an air quality emissions regulation which affected oil and gas producers; the issuance of a notice of intent to prepare a SEIS for the Mountain Valley Pipeline; FERC's issuance of a notice of availability on the Environmental Assessment for the PennEast pipeline amendment project; a stay of an injunction by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia which had required the shutdown and emptying of the Dakota Access Pipeline; a judgment by the District Court for the District of Columbia denying a Motion to Enforce the 2016 federal royalty rule; and the dismissal of a lawsuit by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, challenging the "2016 rule" relating to federal royalties.
Host: Sara Jenkins, Research Assistant
Editor: Kaela Gray, Research Assistant
For a print version, see the Shale Law Weekly Review for August 10, 2020.