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National Parks Conservation Ass'n v. North Dakota Department of Environmental Quality

The North Dakota Supreme Court affirmed a lower court ruling upholding the North Dakota...

Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future v. Wheeler

A district court dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction a suit concerning EPA's CAA...

Climate Change

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...

Under the Radar: A Coherent System of Climate Governance, Driven by Business

This Article argues that growing private efforts to address climate change collectively...

Energy

Nebraska Public Power District v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

The Eighth Circuit upheld FERC's decision to place a Colorado energy wholesaler into Zone 17 of...

Joint Application of Westar Energy, Inc. and Kansas Gas and Electric Co.

The Kansas Supreme Court held unlawful a rate design approved by the Kansas Corporation...

Governance

Buffalo Field Campaign v. United States Department of the Interior

A district court granted in part and denied in part cross-motions for summary judgment in a...

Natural Resources Defense Council v. Bodine

A district court granted EPA's cross-motion for summary judgment in a lawsuit concerning the...

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

Helena Hunters and Anglers Ass'n v. Marten

A district court granted in part summary judgment for nonprofit groups in a suit concerning a...

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

A district court vacated the Army Corps of Engineers' decision to grant an easement under the...

Toxic Substances

Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

The Second Circuit granted in part and denied in part a challenge to provisions of EPA's Mercury...

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

The Ninth Circuit vacated EPA's 2018 decision to conditionally register three dicamba-based...

Waste

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...

PPG Industries Inc. v. United States

The Third Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that the U.S. government was not liable to a...

Water

Colorado v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

A district court stayed the Navigable Waters Protection Rule, which substantially narrows the...

California v. Wheeler

A district court denied a motion for preliminary relief in a challenge to the Navigable Waters...

Wildlife

Crow Indian Tribe v. United States

The Ninth Circuit affirmed in part and remanded in part a district court order remanding to FWS...

Defining Habitat to Promote Conservation Under the ESA

The U.S. Supreme Court’s opinion in Weyerhaeuser Co. v. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service...