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Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County v. Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

The Ninth Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part a district court's dismissal of a suit...

Environmental Integrity Project v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

The Fifth Circuit upheld EPA's decision to reject a challenge to a CAA Title V permit it issued...

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 take on...

Climate Refugees in the Pacific

It is now scientifically proven that climate change is causing disruptions to the world at large...

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

Rethinking the Function of Financial Assurance for End-of-Life Obligations

This Article develops a new normative account of the function of financial assurance...

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

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

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

Southeast Alaska Conservation Council v. United States Forest Service

A district court vacated a timber harvesting project in Tongass National Forest after previously...

Wild Watershed v. Hurlocker

The Tenth Circuit upheld the Forest Service's approval of two forest-thinning projects in 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

Defining Habitat to Promote Conservation Under the ESA

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

Western Watersheds Project v. Bernhardt

A district court denied a motion to preliminarily enjoin grizzly bear killings in connection...