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The Weekly Hill Update - December 2018
Below is the Federal Policy team's weekly preview, published each week when Congress is in session.
United States
13 Dec 2018
Blockchain Enterprise Developments In Wine, Journalism, Real Estate And Mining
A major online retailer's blockchain fund added VinX, a blockchain-based wine venture, to its portfolio last week. VinX plans to develop a token-based digital wine futures platform based...
United States
15 Oct 2018
Updated Survey Of Texas Law On Horizontal Drilling And Subsurface Trespass
A trespass may be committed on, beneath or above the surface of the earth.1 While at one time it was feasible to think about trespass in terms of impermeable lines ...
United States
19 Jan 2018
Recent Supreme Court Of Ohio Rulings May Alter The Status Of Dormant Mineral Rights Throughout The State
The Supreme Court of Ohio recently brought clarity to issues plaguing the holders of both mineral and surface rights for years by addressing two questions...
United States
24 Oct 2016
Pennsylvania Court Holds Oil And Gas Reservations Do Not Terminate Upon Expiration Of Lease
On Friday, October 9, 2015, a three-judge panel of the Pennsylvania Superior Court held that a reservation of oil, gas and mineral rights in a deed does not terminate merely because the lease under which those rights were previously leased has expired.
United States
23 Oct 2015
Sixth Circuit Grants Summary Judgment As To Class, Based On FLSA Agriculture Exemption
If you are ever in need of sleep, pull out your copy of the U.S. Code and traipse through the exemptions contained in section 13 of the FLSA, 29 U.S.C. § 213.
United States
13 Oct 2015
Pennsylvania Appeals Court Reverses Lower Court Decision And Allows A Natural Gas Well Project To Proceed In A Residential Neighborhood
On September 9, 2015, Judge Mary Leavitt of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania reversed the Court of Common Pleas of Lycoming County's ruling...
United States
6 Oct 2015
Maui GMO Ban Overturned; Federal Court Remains Consistent On Preemption Analysis
This week, the federal district court in Hawaii struck down a Maui County law imposing a moratorium on the cultivation of genetically engineered organisms (GE plants, or GMOs).
United States
6 Jul 2015
Pennsylvania Governor Reinstates Ban On Oil And Gas Leasing In State Parks And Forests
Pennsylvania’s new governor, Tom Wolf, signed Executive Order 2015-03, thereby reinstating a moratorium on new leases for oil and gas development in state parks and forests.
United States
6 Feb 2015
Rural Nevada Anti-Fracking Group Seeks To Enjoin Oil And Gas Lease Sale
Reese River Basin Citizens Against Fracking filed a complaint in federal court, seeking to enjoin the Bureau of Land Management from holding an oil and gas lease sale.
United States
15 Jul 2014
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