2013's Big Energy Decisions Tip In Favor Of Industry

Law360, New York (July 24, 2013, 7:23 PM EDT) -- In the first half of 2013, most major judicial decisions in the energy sector favored industry in both the fossil fuel and renewable sectors, though foes of hydraulic fracturing scored a significant win in New York.

Courts on the federal and state level tackled issues ranging from oil and gas leasing to renewable development guidelines, and for the most part, industry has emerged as the winner in their rulings.

However, their rulings have also set the stage for future litigation that could ensnare the energy industry,...
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