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First Comes the Executive Order, Then Comes the Lawsuit

Last week, the President released an executive order entitled “Implementing an America-First Offshore Energy Strategy” aimed at “encourag[ing] energy exploration and production, including on the Outer Continental Shelf.”  The Executive Order states that “America must put the energy needs of … Continue reading

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Army Reverses Course, Grants Easement for Dakota Access Pipeline; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Seeks a Preliminary Injunction and Temporary Restraining Order

On February 8, 2017 the Army Corps of Engineers granted an easement to Dakota Access, LLC, a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners, allowing the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under the Missouri River at Lake Oahe in North Dakota.  The … Continue reading

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Army Will Not Grant Easement for Dakota Access Pipeline

On December 4, the U.S. Army’s Assistant Secretary for Civil Works announced that the Army will not approve an easement that would have allowed Energy Transfer Partners’ proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under the Missouri River at Lake Oahe … Continue reading

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State and Tribal Associations Weigh In on CEIP Proposal

Comments have started coming in on the proposed Clean Energy Incentive Program (CEIP) design details.  Here are some highlights: The National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) submitted comments taking no position on the merits or legality of the CPP … Continue reading

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EPA Issues Methane Standards and a Draft Information Request

Earlier today, EPA released three final rules aimed at further reducing greenhouse gas emissions: Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources establishes standards for methane, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), and toxic air pollutant emissions … Continue reading

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