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Voigt v. Coyote Creek Mining Co., LLC

The Eighth Circuit affirmed, 2-1, summary judgment for a mining company in a lawsuit concerning...

Sierra Club v. BP Products North America Inc.

A district court adopted a magistrate judge's recommendation and granted an environmental group'...

Climate Change

Connecticut v. Exxon Mobil Corp.

A district court remanded to state court a climate liability lawsuit brought by the state of...

The Legal and Administrative Risks of Climate Regulation

Prioritizing federal environmental regulation as the primary means of achieving dramatic, rapid...

Energy

Union of Concerned Scientists v. United States Department of Energy

The D.C. Circuit dismissed a nonprofit group's petition to review DOE's rule concerning the...

Public Service Electric and Gas Co. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

The D.C. Circuit denied petitions to review three FERC orders concerning cost sharing for...

Governance

Yaw v. The Delaware River Basin Commission

A district court dismissed two Pennsylvania state senators' challenge to the Delaware River...

Yawn v. Dorchester County

The Fourth Circuit affirmed summary judgment for a county in South Carolina in a lawsuit...

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

Citizens for Clean Energy v. U.S. Department of the Interior

A district court denied BLM's motion to stay a challenge to a former Secretary of the Interior's...

Toxic Substances

Farmworkers Ass'n of Florida v. Environmental Protection Agency

The D.C. Circuit vacated EPA's authorization of the pesticide aldicarb for use on oranges and...

A Community Voice v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Ninth Circuit remanded, 2-1, a rule EPA promulgated in 2019 in response to the court's 2017...

Waste

Guam v. United States

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that a settlement of environmental liabilities must...

Kentucky Waterways Alliance v. Kentucky Utilities Co.

A district court granted summary judgment for a utility company in a lawsuit concerning...

Water

Idaho Conservation League v. Poe

A district court granted a conservation group's motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit...

Trout Unlimited v. Bristol Bay Economic Development Corp.

The Ninth Circuit, 2-1, affirmed in part and reversed in part dismissal of a challenge to EPA's...

Wildlife

Center for Biological Diversity v. Haaland

The Ninth Circuit reversed summary judgment for FWS in a challenge to the Service's 2017...

Phoenix Herpetological Society v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service

The D.C. Circuit affirmed summary judgment for FWS in a lawsuit concerning its denial of a...