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2014 Archive – Energy News Alerts

December 2014

  • COGCC Update: Penalty & Enforcement Rulemaking – view
  • Congress Delays Greater Sage-Grouse Listing Decision – view
  • Key Issues Confronting Industry in Federal Oil and Gas Leasing and Permitting. A Series-Topic 1: BLM Discretion to Lease- view
  • Utah Court Closes the Door on Regulation of Threatened Species on Private Lands – view

September 2014

  • Purchases of Gas Gathering Pipeline in an Enterprise Zone–Exempt from Colorado Sales Tax – view
  • The Tenth Circuit Finds that Federal Unitization Enables Broad Surface Access to Promote Efficient Unit Development and to Reduce Unnecessary Surface Use – view
  • EPA releases Final Policy Assessment Report on Ozone – Staff Support Lowering the Standard to a Range Between .060 and .070 ppm.- view

August 2014

  • What Will Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits Mean for the Oil and Gas Industry? – view
  • Are Colorado’s Experimental Court Rules Snake Oil or Strong Medicine? – view
  • U.S. FWS Proposes Credit Program for Voluntary Conservation of At-Risk Species- view
  • Toxic Tort Litigation and the Propriety of Lone Pine Modified Case Management Orders – view
  • Texas Jury Finds a “Common Law Partnership,” Court Orders Costly Divorce – view

June 2014

  • Chicken Little and the Falling Sky: One Settlement Equals Four New Lawsuits – view
  • COGCC Update: Policy on the Use of Modular Large Volume Tanks in Colorado – view
  • U.S. Forest Service Proposes Directive on Groundwater Resource Management- view
  • ONRR’s Proposed Revision to Civil Penalty Regulations – view
  • Supreme Court Rebuffs EPA’s Expansion of its Permitting Authority – view

May 2014

  • City of Longmont Litigation Update – view
  • FWS Proposes to Expand its Critical Habitat Designation Authority – view
  • Landmen Beware! When you cross state lines, interpretations vary! – view
  • Federal Judge Upholds Colorado’s RPS Standards; Further Challenges Loom – view
  • EPA is Considering Fracking Chemical Disclosure Rule Options under TSCA – view