North Dakota’s Pipeline Payoff

Thought Piece “We will continue to work to protect communities from the threat of fracked gas pollution,” stated Sierra Club attorney Nathan Matthews. To my eye, this kind of thinking is an old-fashioned, simplistic way of looking at economic development and environmental mitigation. First, the facts about the Dakota Access Pipelines first six months: North Dakota [...]

By | 2018-01-28T22:39:03+00:00 December 30th, 2017|Categories: Energy, Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: , |0 Comments

North Dakota Supreme Court Reverses and Remands Wilkinson v. Board of University and School Lands Decision

Thought Piece Here is an interesting case regarding mineral rights and governmental “takings.” It is not clear what legal effect it will have on broader cases of mineral rights and private property, but it will provide employment for attorneys. Steve North Dakota Supreme Court Reverses and Remands Wilkinson v. Board of University and School Lands Decision [...]

By | 2017-10-03T22:16:07+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Environment, Thought Piece|Tags: , , |0 Comments