Monthly Archives: August 2011

Pepper Hamilton Partner Contributing Author of Aspatore Special Report: Navigating Legal Issues around the Marcellus Shale

Pepper Hamilton partner John W. Carroll was a contributing author to Aspatore Special Report: Navigating Legal Issues around the Marcellus Shale (2011 Thomson Reuters/Aspatore)

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Technology investment relating to Marcellus shale: recovery, remediation, and renewable energy

In recent years geological studies, economic drivers and government policy have spurred significant investment in hydraulic fracturing activities. New studies showing that the Marcellus shale formation alone can supply

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Lawsuit Against USGBC: End of Story?

Henry Gifford, a New York City building energy consultant and long time critic of the energy efficiency of LEED® certified buildings, sued the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in October 2010 in the US District Court for the Southern District … Continue reading

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ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE REQUIREMENTS EXPAND TO MORE FEDERAL AGENCIES

The Department of Justice and 16 federal agencies recently agreed to develop environmental justice (EJ) strategies “to protect the health of people living in communities overburdened by pollution.”

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Innovative Insurance Options Emerging to Meet Needs of Marcellus Shale Operations

Marcellus Shale activity in PA and adjacent States continues to drive the search for risk management solutions around environmental issues. Historically, risks have been addressed in one of two ways. First, some contractors utilize their

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