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The federal Department of Transportation has issued new guidelines requiring pipeline operators to report accidents and spills more quickly. The rules give specific time frames for accidents and cost-recovery provisions for new projects. New Regulations HERE. The new rules come a week after PHMSA announced new regulations regarding onshore hazardous liquid pipelines.Read More
The mining industry is optimistic that the Trump administration will reduce regulatory burdens on mining and support efforts to open new mines. Several lawmakers have already introduced mining-related bills, and the American Exploration & Mining Association is working on a “wish list” of mining related asks for the incoming administration.
For example, the mining industry ...Read More
Obama creates 3 new national monuments, expands 2 others
In his last week, President Obama controversially announced the creation of three new national monuments and the expansion of two existing national monuments using the Antiquities Act of 1906. The Antiquities Act was passed by the United States Congress and signed into law by Theodore Roosevelt on ...Read More
Lawmakers Consider Reforms to California’s Water Delivery Rules
Representatives from California and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy introduced H.R. 23 on January 4, 2017, to facilitate further drought relief for California farmers and water districts. Among other things, the bill aims to protect water rights, reduce costs of water delivery contracts, amend the 1992 Central Valley ...Read More