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California v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

A district court granted in part summary judgment against EPA for failure to implement its 2016...

New York v. Environmental Protection Agency

The D.C. Circuit denied downwind states' petition challenging EPA's refusal to expand the...

Climate Change

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...

Designing the New Green Deal: Where’s the Sweet Spot?

The Donald Trump years have been painful for advocates of a forceful U.S. response to climate...

Energy

Mathis v. Iowa Utilities Board

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

Energy and the Environment: Challenges in a Changing World

U.S. energy requirements, policy, and regulations are changing rapidly. Numerous large-scale...

Governance

California v. United States Department of the Interior

A district court granted California's and New Mexico's motion for summary judgment in an APA...

Natural Resources Defense Council v. Wheeler

A district court dismissed for lack of standing an environmental group's challenge to an EPA...

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

Friends of the Wild Swan v. Kehr

In an unpublished opinion, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a summary judgment for the U.S. Forest...

Dine Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment v. Bernhardt

The Tenth Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part a district court ruling that upheld BLM'...

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

Evanston v. Northern Illinois Gas Co.

A district court denied a city's motion for a preliminary injunction in a RCRA lawsuit against...

Residents of Gordon Plaza, Inc. v. Latoya Cantrell

A district court granted residents' motion for summary judgment in a RCRA lawsuit against the...

Water

Modernizing Management of Offshore Oil and Gas in Federal Waters

Offshore drilling has been thrust back into the spotlight by the Trump Administration’s focus on...

Clark Fork Coalition v. Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation

A state court reversed the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation's approval...

Wildlife

Ecological Rights Foundation v. Federal Emergency Management Agency

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

Utah Native Plant Society v. United States Forest Service

The Tenth Circuit affirmed a judgment dismissing a challenge to a U.S. Forest Service decision...