Enviros Set To Fuel Energy Industry's Legal Woes In 2014

Law360, Washington (January 22, 2014, 6:25 PM EST) -- Energy companies are likely to see significant amounts of litigation brought on environmental grounds in 2014, with court battles over the relative electricity market jurisdictions of state regulators and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission also trending, according to a litigation trend report released Wednesday.

According to the report, a 2014 Litigation Forecast put together by Crowell & Moring LLP to highlight ongoing litigation trends and the firm’s expectations, overall levels of litigation remain high since the 2008 financial crisis, bucking the historical trend where court battles...
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