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Energy Management Corp. v. Shreveport, City of

Citation: 35 ELR 20013
No. No. 03-30677, (5th Cir., 01/13/2005)

The Fifth Circuit held that a local ordinance that prevents a corporation that owns state-granted mineral interests under and around a lake from drilling within 1,000 feet of that lake is preempted by Louisiana's comprehensive regulation of oil and gas drilling....

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