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The Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court's denial of a car owner's motion to intervene in DOJ...

Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control v. EPA

The D.C. Circuit denied Delaware's petition to review EPA's decision granting the Philadelphia...

Climate Change

Oakland v. BP PLC

A district court granted oil companies' motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the cities of San...

Decarbonizing Light-Duty Vehicles

Reducing the United States’ greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% from 1990 levels by 2050...

Energy

Wayne Land & Mineral Group LLC v. Delaware River Basin Commission

The Third Circuit vacated a lower court's dismissal of a company's claim that the Delaware River...

American Rivers v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

The D.C. Circuit vacated a license renewal that FERC granted for a power plant on the Coosa...

Governance

Natural Resources Defense Council v. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The Second Circuit vacated a rule published by the National Highway Traffic Safety...

Delaware Riverkeeper Network v. FERC

The D.C. Circuit upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by an environmental group challenging...

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

Atchafalaya Basinkeeper v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

The Fifth Circuit vacated a lower court's decision to preliminarily enjoin a pipeline company...

American Rivers v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

The D.C. Circuit vacated a license renewal that FERC granted for a power plant on the Coosa...

Toxic Substances

Roundup Productions Liability Litigation

A district court denied an herbicide manufacturer's motion for summary judgment against claims...

Center for Biological Diversity v. EPA

A district court granted in part but largely denied in part EPA's motion to dismiss a lawsuit...

Waste

Laredo v. Laredo Merchants Ass'n

The Texas Supreme Court upheld an appellate court decision prohibiting a city's efforts to ban...

South Carolina v. United States

A district court granted South Carolina's motion to preliminarily enjoin DOE from terminating a...

Water

Florida v. Georgia

The U.S. Supreme Court, in an ongoing dispute between Florida and Georgia over the apportionment...

Illegal Water Use, Marijuana, and California’s Environment.

The illicit and illegal use of water to grow marijuana is an environmental problem that has...

Wildlife

Western Watersheds Project v. USDA Aphis Wildlife Services

A district court granted environmental groups' motion for summary judgment and required USDA's...

United States v. Charette

The Ninth Circuit vacated a lower court's conviction of a man in Montana for killing a...