October 13, 2017

Marcellus Drilling News, Staff, October 10, 2017- In July MDN told you that puppets of the PA-based Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) have once again gotten enough signatures to put a so-called Community Bill of Rights (i.e. frack ban) ballot measure on the ballot this November in Youngstown, Ohio …

October 10, 2017

Capital Press, Mateusz Perkowski, October 9, 2017- Supporters of a prohibition against aerial pesticide spraying in Oregon’s Lincoln County are urging a judge to uphold the ordinance even though it’s pre-empted by state law. Lincoln County Community Rights, which supports the ban, argues that Oregon law that pre-empt local governments …

October 2, 2017

The State Journal, Linda Harris, September 29, 2017- Industry leaders were told this week West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio couldn’t be more different when it comes to the regulatory environment governing oil and gas operations. Babst Calland’s Blaine Lucas told attendees at Shale Insight 2017 in Pittsburgh this week that …

September 20, 2017

JD Supra, K&L Gates LLP, September 19, 2017- On August 30, 2017, in EQT Production Company v. Wender, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed a federal district court’s invalidation of a West Virginia county’s ordinance banning oil and natural gas wastewater storage at horizontal drilling sites …