Benchmark Litigation is a guide to the world’s leading litigation firmsContinue Reading Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice Receives 5 Recognitions in 2024 Edition of Benchmark Litigation United States
A Texas state district court in Hale County, Texas recently issued a verdict under Texas state law and determined that wind rights are a severable property interest in the surface…Continue Reading The Severability of Wind Rights from a Surface Estate
The U.S. Supreme Court has sided with the Sacketts against the Environmental Protection Agency to narrow the Clean Water Act.
Continue Reading Supreme Court Issues Decision Sharply Limiting Clean Water Act Jurisdiction over Wetlands
In February, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court decided that the Environmental Hearing Board could award attorneys’ fees and litigation costs to a prevailing third-party appellant under the Clean Streams Law. Clean…Continue Reading Attorney Fees Awards Under the Clean Streams Law
The Florida Rules of Civil Procedure aim “to secure the just, speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding.” For a corporate defendant, the difficulty of obtaining summary judgment…Continue Reading Using Florida’s Amended Summary Judgment Standard as a Weapon to Win
There have been a series of recent high-profile legislative actions and media articles concerning attempts to ban natural gas appliances or natural gas service to consumers over alleged safety and…Continue Reading 9th Circuit Chills Municipal Government Efforts to Ban Natural Gas for Cooking, Heating
A few weeks ago, the U.S. Supreme Court heard argument in a tax case about attorney-client privilege. See In re Grand Jury, No. 21-1397 (U.S. arg. Jan. 9, 2023).Continue Reading Uncertainty, No Guidance for Attorney-Client Privilege in Environmental Audits
This E2 Law blog post discusses In re Appeal of Friends of Marconi Plaza and the court’s comment on the application of the Pennsylvania Environmental Rights Amendment, Pa. Const. art. I, § 27, to that decision.
Continue Reading The Pennsylvania Environmental Rights Amendment and Statues
I recently wrote a column for The Legal Intelligencer’s Pennsylvania Law Weekly, reposted on this blog here, raising questions about whether the Pennsylvania courts have correctly identified the…Continue Reading Oil and Gas and Another Questionable Pennsylvania Environmental Rights Amendment Decision
The Supreme Court can only decide so many cases. If we are to have a constitutional environmental provision with relevance to the interaction of private activities with the government, Pennsylvania…
Continue Reading Is the Pa. High Court Deciding the Most Helpful Environmental Rights Amendment Cases?