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Sierra Club v. Environmental Protection Agency

The D.C. Circuit dismissed a petition to review EPA's order denying an environmental group's...

Sierra Club v. Environmental Protection Agency

The D.C. Circuit dismissed in part and denied in part a petition to review EPA's 2016 revisions...

Climate Change

Center for Biological Diversity v. United States Department of State

A district court dismissed a request to compel the State Department to release two reports...

Mitigating Climate Change Through Transportation and Land Use Policy

A number of U.S. state and local governments have adopted strategies for reducing greenhouse gas...

Energy

Virginia Uranium, Inc. v. Warren

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a state law banning uranium mining on private lands in Virginia. A...

Mathis v. Iowa Utilities Board

The Iowa Supreme Court affirmed a lower court ruling that upheld the Iowa Utilities Board's...

Governance

Knick v. Scott, Pennsylvania, Township of

The U.S. Supreme Court vacated a dismissal of a landowner's challenge to a town ordinance on...

Welty v. United States

The Federal Circuit affirmed a dismissal of landowners' lawsuit against the government for...

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

Sawtooth Mountain Ranch LLC v. United States Forest Service

A magistrate judge declined to preliminarily enjoin the U.S. Forest Service from constructing a...

EQT Production Co. v. Crowder

A state high court affirmed a partial summary judgment for landowners in a challenge to an oil...

Toxic Substances

Pilliod v. Monsanto Co.

A California jury awarded over $2 billion in compensatory and punitive damages to two residents...

Montgomery, County of v. Complete Lawn Care, Inc.

A state appellate court reversed a lower court ruling that struck down a county ordinance...

Waste

Center for Biological Diversity v. United States Forest Service

The Ninth Circuit reversed a district court's dismissal of a challenge to the use of lead...

Pollution Prevention and Rethinking "Waste"

“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle” is the call to arms of the mainstream environmental movement....

Water

Oklahoma v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

A district court denied Oklahoma's motion to preliminarily enjoin EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of...

Texas v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

A district court granted states' and industry groups' motion for summary judgment in a challenge...

Wildlife

Idaho Conservation League v. U.S. Forest Service

A district court ordered the U.S. Forest Service to engage in formal consultation with other...

Ecological Rights Foundation v. Federal Emergency Management Agency

A district court granted environmental groups' motion to set aside FEMA's biological evaluation...