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Air

Sierra Club v. BP Products North America Inc.

A district court adopted a magistrate judge's recommendation and granted an environmental group'...

New Jersey v. Environmental Protection Agency

The D.C. Circuit denied, 2-1, New Jersey's challenge to a rule promulgated by EPA on remand...

Climate Change

California v. Environmental Protection Agency

The D.C. Circuit granted the Biden Administration's motion to voluntarily vacate and remand the...

Environmental Defense Fund v. Environmental Protection Agency

The D.C. Circuit granted the Biden Administration's motion to voluntarily vacate and remand the...

Energy

Public Service Electric and Gas Co. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

The D.C. Circuit denied petitions to review three FERC orders concerning cost sharing for...

Governing the Gasoline Spigot: Gas Stations and the Transition Away From Gasoline

Gas stations are America’s largest carbon spigot, a leading source of neighborhood-based...

Governance

Martinez v. Chicago, City of

A district court denied plaintiffs' motion to preliminarily enjoin the city of Chicago from...

Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility v. National Park Service

A district court denied the National Park Service's (NPS') motion to dismiss a challenge to its...

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

Natural Resources Defense Council v. McCarthy

The Tenth Circuit affirmed dismissal of a challenge to BLM's decision not to conduct an...

Center for Biological Diversity v. United States Bureau of Land Management

A district court granted BLM's motion for voluntary remand in a challenge to the agency's...

Toxic Substances

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization v. Wheeler

A district court granted nonprofit groups' motion for summary judgment in a challenge to EPA's...

American Chemistry Council v. Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment

A California appellate court upheld the state Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment's...

Waste

The Supreme Court Opens a Door in ARCO v. Christian, Part Two

In its Atlantic Richfield Co. v. Christian opinion, the U.S. Supreme Court addressed...

Single-Use Plastics and the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is testing the balance between sustainability and human safety on a global...

Water

Cottonwood Environmental Law Center v. Edwards

A district court denied a motion for preliminary injunction in a lawsuit concerning irrigation...

Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards v. Red River Coal Co., Inc.

The Fourth Circuit affirmed summary judgment for a coal company in a lawsuit concerning the...

Wildlife

Ksanka Kupaqa Xa’ⱡȼin v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service

A district court vacated and remanded FWS' and the Forest Service's approval of the first phase...

Center for Biological Diversity v. Haaland

A district court granted an environmental group's motion for summary judgment in a challenge to...