Energy Cases To Watch In 2015

By Keith Goldberg (January 2, 2015, 2:40 PM EST) -- While court battles over landmark regulations from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may grab much of the spotlight in the new year, energy attorneys will also be tracking high-stakes legal brawls over fracking, energy market manipulation and natural gas sales.

Here are the cases energy attorneys will be watching closely in 2015.

Challenges to the EPA's Mercury Rule

The U.S. Supreme Court surprised many observers when it decided in November to review the EPA's rule limiting mercury and other toxic emissions from coal- and oil-fired power plants.

A divided D.C. Circuit panel upheld the EPA's 2012 Mercury and Air Toxics Standards,...

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