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Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP has announced that a former tax partner at Norton Rose Fulbright with a focus on renewable energy joined the firm in its New York office.
A split Sixth Circuit has said it will not review a panel’s decision concluding the Clean Water Act does not regulate pollutants that travel from a source to navigable waters through groundwater.
The Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin has filed a Seventh Circuit appeal of a lower court ruling that dismissed its suit over a Michigan state permit for a proposed zinc and gold mine, saying the federal government has abandoned its obligation to exercise jurisdiction over the Clean Water Act.
Two former officers of industrial and environmental cleanup services company USES Corp. filed suit Friday in Delaware Chancery Court seeking to have the company pay legal fees they incurred in connection with a New York lawsuit over the 2014 purchase of the company.
The Tenth Circuit sided with a well operator and a pair of landowners in a dispute over oil and gas lease sites on land linked to an Indian tribe, saying the Bureau of Land Management lacked authority to demand a key to the locks on the sites' gates.