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Warkworth Mining Ltd. v. Bulga Milbrodale Progress Ass’n Inc.

Warkworth Mining Ltd. v. Bulga Milbrodale Progress Ass’n Inc. [2014] NSWCA 105
New South Wales Court of Appeal

A mining company applied to expand an existing open-cut coal mine, the Warkworth Mine, located in the Hunter Valley of the state of New South Wales.  The company sought to mine areas that had previously been deemed uneconomical due to lower coal prices.  These areas had been designated previously as “non-disturbance” areas under prior authorizations. 

Del. Riverkeeper Network v. Fed. Energy Regulatory Comm'n

Del. Riverkeeper Network v. Fed. Energy Regulatory Comm'n, No. 13-1015 (D.C. Cir. 2014)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

A gas pipeline owner submitted four proposals to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for permission to upgrade different portions of a pipeline that carries natural gas.  The upgrades collectively amounted to a complete overhaul of the pipeline system. 

Controversia Constitucional 65/2013 (Actor: Municipo de Chapala, Estado de Jalisco)

Controversia Constitucional 65/2013 (Actor: Municipo de Chapala, Estado de Jalisco) (February 17, 2014)

The mayor of Chapala built a breakwater on Lake Chapala without obtaining a concession from the National Water Commission to use federal water areas. The National Water Act requires natural and legal persons to obtain a concession in order to use or build facilities on federal water areas, such as Lake Chapala.

Decision of the Kwazulu-Natal Development Tribunal, Application No. 2003/151 (Hawaan Investments (Pty) Ltd (2003))

DEVELOPMENT APPLICATION NUMBER: 2003/151 submitted on behalf of Hawaan Investments (Pty) Ltd by Ndebele Kirby Planners cc and heard on the 29 September 2003 – 1 October 2003 & 29 – 30 October 2003.
Application for the establishment of a land development area in terms of Chapter V Section 31 (2) of the Development Facilitation Act No. 67 of 1995 on sub 417 of Lot 31 No. 1560 Reg. Div. FU. (To be redesignated Erf 1 Hawaan Forest Estate Reg. Div. FU. on registration. Referred to as Hawaan Forest Estate

India -- Down Mangor Valley Residents v. Mormugao Municipal Council W.P. 251 of 2001(2001.01.08) (Open Spaces in Planned Developments)

Down Mangor Valley Residents


Mormugao Municipal Council

Writ Petition No. 251 of 2001

8-01-2002 dd.



1. This Court while adjourning the matter on 12th December, 2001, had adjourned it with notice to the parties that the matter on the adjourned date would be heard both on admission and final hearing. In the light of that, Rule. Heard forthwith.

A.P. Pollution Control Board v. Appellate Authority Under Water Act. W.P. 33493/1998(2001.06.28)(Building Restrictions to Protect Drinking Water)

In the High Court of Judicature of Andhra Pradesh at Hyderabad

The A.P. Pollution Control Board,


The Appellate Authority Under Water (P&CP)
Act and Air (P&CP) Act, HUDA complex,
Maitrivanam, S.R.Nagar, Hyderabad

Writ Petition No. 33493 of 1998

28-06-2001 dd.

Sri. Satyabrata Sinha C.J.



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