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8 Supreme Court Cases Energy Lawyers Should Watch

Law360 (August 31, 2018, 5:15 PM EDT) -- There's plenty to pique the interest of energy lawyers when the U.S. Supreme Court gets back to work in September, as the justices mull cases that could further define the scope of the federal government's Clean Water Act authority and its jurisdiction over public lands.

Also on the high court's plate are questions over state authority in the federal bankruptcy process and to regulate uranium mining, federal authority to regulate hydrofluorocarbons and tribal authority over mineral leasing — each of which carry potential impacts for the energy industry.

Here are eight energy-related cases and petitions to watch in the new term....

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