DOI Plans To Rescind Obama-Era Fracking Rule

Law360, Los Angeles (March 15, 2017, 11:26 PM EDT) -- The federal government is planning to take back hydraulic fracturing regulations finalized in 2015 now that Pres. Donald Trump’s administration is in charge, according to a filing Wednesday asking the Tenth Circuit to put off oral arguments at least until the government makes its move.

The Bureau of Land Management had been in a faceoff against several states, industry groups and a Native American tribe that opposed the 2015 rule imposing restrictions on fracking practices on federal and tribal lands, but now that Trump’s administration —...
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State of Wyoming, et al v. Zinke, et al


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16-8068

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Appellate - 10th Circuit

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2899 Other Statutes

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June 27, 2016


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State of Wyoming, et al v. DOI, et al


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16-8069

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Appellate - 10th Circuit

Nature of Suit

2899 Other Statutes

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June 29, 2016

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