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Yaw v. The Delaware River Basin Commission

ELR Case

A district court dismissed two Pennsylvania state senators' challenge to the Delaware River Basin Commission's imposition of a moratorium on gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing in the Delaware Basin. The senators argued, among other...

H.R. 2630, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 2279, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 2276, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

S. 1171, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Hornbeck Offshore Services, L.L.C. v. Salazar

ELR Case

The Fifth Circuit held that DOI did not violate a district court order preliminarily enjoining enforcement of a drilling moratorium following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon accident in the Gulf of Mexico by issuing a second...

Jeffrey v. Ryan

ELR Case

A New York court struck down a city's local ordinance that placed a two-year moratorium on hydraulic fracturing within its borders. The city argued that it issued the ordinance under its local police powers and that it was therefore not...