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Ellen M. Gilmer

Washington, DC
Legal Reporter, EnergyWire — E&E Publishing
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Legal reporter for EnergyWire & @eepublishing.

Oral arguments: the blow by blow

eenews.net — After seven hours of oral arguments over the landmark Clean Power Plan yesterday, U.S. EPA's allies are framing the match as a victory.

Opposing sides confident ahead of day in court

eenews.net — Litigants in today's showdown over U.S. EPA's landmark Clean Power Plan have spent the past week writing opinion pieces, sending email blasts and hitting the public appearance circuit to vouch for their respective sides. The common message: They're confident they'll win.

In landmark case, legions line up for battle

eenews.net — Oral arguments tomorrow over the Obama administration's landmark Clean Power Plan are expected to draw hordes of spectators, but that's just a small fraction of the hundreds of groups, states and companies with a stake in the outcome.

Plea for emergency injunction gets court date

eenews.net — An American Indian tribe pushing for an emergency injunction to block part of the Dakota Access oil pipeline will make its case in federal court early next month.

How do you prepare for 'a case for the ages'?

eenews.net — Kevin Poloncarz has been talking aloud to himself all summer. It's all part of his preparation for oral arguments over the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan - an embattled rule he is defending on behalf of power companies that support it.

Opponents warn court against reviving BLM's fracking rule

eenews.net — In their ongoing fight to keep the Obama administration's hydraulic fracturing rule from taking effect, states, industry groups and an American Indian tribe are tapping into an arsenal of legal arguments against the regulation.

Dakota Access work freeze 'brief reprieve' for opponents

eenews.net — In the wake of a federal court's decision Friday to pause construction on part of the Dakota Access pipeline, observers are stressing that the order is only temporary.

Appeals court freezes construction in contested area

eenews.net — Dakota Access cannot continue pipeline construction in an area of North Dakota that could contain tribal burial grounds. In a panel decision released tonight, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ordered Dakota Access LLC to freeze work on the contested oil pipeline within 20 miles of Lake Oahe, a dammed section of the Missouri River near the tribe's reservation.

Corps signals timeline for easement decision

eenews.net — The Army Corps of Engineers will likely spend a number of weeks - not months - considering whether to grant an easement for a portion of the controversial Dakota Access pipeline. The news came in a court hearing today as a federal judge slammed the corps for last week's surprise announcement that it would not immediately grant the easement.

Enviro leader arrested at Interior headquarters protest

eenews.net — The head of a Western environmental group and several others were arrested today during an anti-fossil-fuels demonstration at Interior Department headquarters.
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Sep 28, 2016

RT @StateImpactPA: PA Supreme Crt sides with citizens, towns and environmentalists over remaining Act 13 issues.  http://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/?p=42049 

Sep 28, 2016

RT @LauraLegere: PA Supreme Court sides with environmental groups, municipalities and rejects several remaining aspects of the Act 1… https://t.co/FQmRlXoQBI

Sep 28, 2016

RT @EEPublishing: "It was like going to the NBA All-Star Game...you had just the best lawyers probably in the country and incredibly… https://t.co/CIlg6UumtN

Sep 28, 2016

My inbox has gone silent on #CleanPowerPlan because I think everyone is sleeping now.

Sep 28, 2016

RT @EEPublishing: Greenwire: #CleanPowerPlan legality cld hinge on how clearly Congress had to spell out #EPA authority by @apeterka https://t.co/49682ldTlz

Sep 28, 2016

I feel I should clarify that it is highly debated whether the "clear statement" standard applies here!  https://twitter.com/eepublishing/status/781208858878324736 

Sep 28, 2016

RT @apeterka: Attorney Kevin Poloncarz on #CleanPowerPlan arguments: "It was fun, beyond belief ... This is the stuff dreams are made of for us."

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