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Context is Crucial in Examining BLM’s Proposed Rule for Fracking On Federal Land
DynCorp's 'Strategic' Defense In Drug Crop Spraying Suit
California Lawmakers Making a Strong Push to Ban Hydraulic Fracturing
Uncertainty Surrounds Illinois’s Nationally-Watched Collaborative Legislation On Fracking
Hot Topics for Waste-to-Energy Investors and Developers
Going on the Offense: Proactive Strategies to Reduce Uncertainty
Which environmental regs may impact your development projects?
Prosecuting Environmental and Toxic Torts
Local Governments Continue to Fight States for Right to Govern Fracking
Deryck Palmer on What’s Next for the Energy Sector
Stealth Lawyer: Tama Matsuoka Wong, Forager for Restaurant Daniel
Are EPA Regulations or Market Factors More to Blame for Potential Coal Plant Closures?
Regulatory Challanges When Bringing a Vehicle to Market in the United States
Pacific Northwest Positioned to Be Hub for Great Sustainable Transportation Economy
New Consumer Product Regulations: Manufacturers, Importers and Retailers Need to Prepare
Who pays for road damage in Pennsylvania after ACT 13?
Marcellus gas fuels Natural Gas Vehicles
LEED Certification Basics and the Rise of Green Building—Lori Wisniewski Azzara
Vermont Becomes the First State to Outlaw Fracking—Stone Pigman's Keith Hall
Natural gas encourages industrial and large commercial end-users to revisit their operational plans
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