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Air

BCCA Appeal Group, Inc. v. City of Houston

The Supreme Court of Texas held that the Texas Clean Air Act and the Act’s enforcement...

Kansas v. Environmental Protection Agency

The D.C. Circuit, in an unpublished opinion, dismissed a petition challenging an EPA computer...

Climate Change

The Practice of Sustainability at Colleges and Universities

Colleges and universities that seek sustainability have a wide range of support organizations to...

NEPA Review of Climate Change

The 2014 Draft Guidance issued by the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has...

Energy

Noble Energy, Inc. v. Jewell

The D.C. Circuit, in an unpublished opinion, upheld a lower court's grant of summary judgment in...

Fort Collins v. Colorado Oil & Gas Ass'n

The Supreme Court of Colorado held that state law preempts a city's five-year moratorium on...

Governance

Friends of Thayer Lake LLC v. Brown

New York's highest court held that material questions of fact prevent it from ruling on whether...

Freeman v. United States Department of Interior

The D.C. Circuit, in an unpublished opinion, upheld an Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA)...

Land Use

Addressing the Environmental Impacts of Large Infrastructure Projects: Making "Mitigation" Matter

We are in the midst of an unprecedented governmentwide focus on infrastructure permitting and...

Growth-Induced Land Development Caused by Highway and Other Projects as an Indirect Effect Under NEPA

Growth-induced land development caused by highway and other projects must be considered as a...

Natural Resources

National Wildlife Federation v. National Marine Fisheries Service

A district court, in a 149-page opinion, held that the government violated the ESA and NEPA when...

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service

A district court held that FWS violated NEPA when it reissued two orders authorizing the killing...

Toxic Substances

Toxic Substances Control Act Reform: What's Happening, and What's Next?

Betting on Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform before the 2016 presidential election is...

PCS Phosphate Co. v. American Home Assurance Co.

A district court held that an insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify a company in two...

Waste

Valbruna Slater Steel Corp. v. Joslyn Manufacturing Co.

A district court denied a manufacturing company's motion to certify for interlocutory appeal...

State ex. rel. Koster v. Republic Services, Inc.

A district court granted Missouri's remand request to litigate in state court its lawsuit...

Water

Miami-Dade County v. Florida Power & Light Co.

A Florida appellate court reversed and remanded the state siting board's decision to permit a...

Boler v. Early

A district court held it lacks subject matter jurisdiction over a class action lawsuit that...

Wildlife

Animal Legal Defense Fund v. Food & Drug Administration

The Ninth Circuit held that FDA properly withheld certain information concerning egg-production...

Mayo v. Jarvis

A district court remanded a portion of FWS’ addendum to a 2007 biological opinion concerning the...