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Industry Execs Attack Natural Gas Opposition

Energy industry leaders, while directly challenging the opposition, called on the more than 1,600 people attending the Shale Gas Insight 2011 conference in Philadelphia Wednesday to help promote a national energy policy that significantly expands the role of natural gas.

September 8, 2011

Natgas Chiefs, Industry Gather as Protesters Fume

Energy industry leaders, while directly challenging the opposition, called on the more than 1,600 people attending the Shale Gas Insight 2011 conference in Philadelphia Wednesday to help promote a national energy policy that significantly expands the role of natural gas.

September 8, 2011

Environmental Coalition Challenges Shell’s GOM Plan

Four environmental groups are challenging the federal government’s approval of new deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM), specifically targeting exploration now under way by a Royal Dutch Shell plc subsidiary.

June 13, 2011

Wyoming Challenges EPA on GHG Rules

Wyoming has filed three petitions with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, challenging rules instituted by the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to combat greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, alleging that the new rules trample on states rights.

February 21, 2011

High Court’s Authority to Address Climate Change Challenged

Leading Republican policymakers on energy and the environment Monday filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court challenging the authority of the judicial branch to address environmental and economic issues associated with federal climate change policy.

February 9, 2011

EPA Emissions-Reporting Rule Challenged in Federal Court

A major interstate natural gas pipeline association has filed a petition in federal court challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule mandating the reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

February 7, 2011

EPA Emissions-Reporting Rule Challenged in Federal Court

A major interstate natural gas pipeline association has filed a petition in federal court challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule mandating the reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

February 3, 2011

NorthernStar Appeals to Court on Oregon Land-Use Roadblock

The backers of the Bradwood Landing liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, NorthernStar Natural Gas Corp., filed Thursday in the Oregon Court of Appeals, challenging a decision earlier in April by the Oregon Land-Use Board of Appeals (LUBA). NorthernStar is concerned about two issues that were remanded back to the local county commission where it is seeking to develop its LNG receiving facility.

April 26, 2010

NorthernStar Appeals to Court on Oregon Land-Use Roadblock

The backers of the Bradwood Landing liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, NorthernStar Natural Gas Corp., filed Thursday in the Oregon Court of Appeals, challenging a decision earlier in April by the Oregon Land-Use Board of Appeals (LUBA). NorthernStar is concerned about two issues that were remanded back to the local county commission where it is seeking to develop its LNG receiving facility.

April 26, 2010

Senate Democrats Challenge EPA Regulation of GHG Emissions

A coalition of eight Senate Democrats Friday sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson challenging the agency’s potential regulation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from stationary sources under the Clean Air Act (CAA).

February 23, 2010