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Energy Law Report Features Hans Eysenbach's Recent Alert on Pipeline Appeals

April 5, 2019 Media Mentions

The Energy Law Reportpublished energy attorney Hans Eysenbach's article entitled, "Pipeline Appeals Grant of Summary Judgment to South Portland Regarding Its Ban on Marine Loading of Crude Oil." Judge Woodcock of the U.S. District Court in Portland, Maine, finding that the South Portland's Clear Skies Ordinance (the Ordinance) was neither a "preempted pipeline facility safety standard or a discriminatory ordinance enacted for an economically protectionist purpose," granted summary judgment to the City on October 9, 2018. Hans discusses the Portland Pipe Line Corporation and its plans to appeal court ruling on the 'Clear Skies' ordinance in a recent energy article.

To access a PDF of the full article, "Pipeline Appeals Grant of Summary Judgment to South Portland Regarding Its Ban on Marine Loading of Crude Oil," click here.

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Four Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Chambers & Partners for Energy and Environmental Law in Maine

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Verrill Attorney Kelsey McCutcheon Selected to Join the Environmental Law Institute’s (ELI) Emerging Leaders Initiative

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Intertidal Court Victory for Property Rights, Marine Conservation, and Public Participation

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