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New Jersey v. Wheeler

A district court granted states' motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit concerning EPA's duty...

Environment Texas Citizen Lobby, Inc. v. ExxonMobil Corp.

The Fifth Circuit vacated and remanded a lower court decision that imposed penalties against an...

Climate Change

Roads to Nowhere in Four States: State and Local Governments in the Atlantic Southeast Facing Sea-Level Rise

Local governments in the coastal zone play a key role in adapting to the changing climate. This...

Board of County Commissioners of Boulder County v. Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc.

The Tenth Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that remanded to state court a climate change...

Energy

Energy Exactions: Supplementing the Local and State Energy Policy Toolkit

The authors of Energy Exactions make a compelling case for the use of energy...

Energy Exactions

New residential and commercial developments often create costs in the form of congestion and...

Governance

California v. United States Department of the Interior

A district court denied a motion to enforce its previous order vacating DOI's repeal of the...

The Impact of Citizen Environmental Science in the United States [ABSTRACT]

An increasingly sophisticated public, rapid changes in monitoring technology, the ability to...

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

Environmental Protection Information Center v. Carlson

The Ninth Circuit reversed, 2-1, a lower court ruling denying a request to preliminarily enjoin...

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

The D.C. Circuit stayed a lower court ruling that ordered the Dakota Access Pipeline to be shut...

Toxic Substances

Power Authority of New York v. Bouchard

The Second Circuit vacated and remanded a lower court ruling in a lawsuit concerning the...

National Family Farm Coalition v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Ninth Circuit granted in part one petition to review and denied another petition to review...

Waste

Meritor, Inc. v. Environmental Protection Agency

The D.C. Circuit upheld EPA's 2018 decision to add a wheel-covering facility in Mississippi to...

West Virginia State University Board of Governors v. Dow Chemical Co.

A district court granted a university board of governors' motion to remand to state court a...

Water

Ohio v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

The Sixth Circuit dismissed as moot a lawsuit seeking to preliminarily enjoin EPA's 2015 Clean...

Rosado v. Wheeler

A district court denied summary judgment for New York in a challenge to EPA's designation of the...

Wildlife

Gulf Fishermens Ass'n v. National Marine Fisheries Service

The Fifth Circuit affirmed, 2-1, a lower court ruling in favor of fishermen's challenge to NMFS...

Friends of the Clearwater v. Higgins

A district court denied environmental groups' motion to preliminarily enjoin a commercial...