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Ass'n of Irritated Residents v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Ninth Circuit granted in part and denied in part a petition to review EPA's final rule...

Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Ass'n v. Environmental Protection Agency

The D.C. Circuit denied a challenge to EPA's 2015 rule updating the standards under which the...

Climate Change

Hoboken, City of v. Exxon Mobil Corp.

A district court remanded to state court a climate liability lawsuit brought by the city of...

Missouri v. Biden

A district court dismissed a challenge to the president's Executive Order No. 13990, which...

Energy

Governing the Grid: Decarbonization, Energy Security, and Climate Adaptation for the 21st Century

Visible impacts of climate change, like the unprecedented winter storm in Texas, underscore the...

Minnesota Power’s Petition for Approval of the EnergyForward Resource Package

A state appellate court upheld the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission's (MPUC's) approval of...

Governance

Racial Segregation and Environmental Injustice

One legacy of the environmental justice movement is documenting the unequal distribution of...

China's Corporate Environmental Credit System

In 2014, the central government of China announced a plan to create by 2020 a corporate...

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

Cloud Peak Energy Inc. v. United States Department of the Interior

A district court upheld in part and vacated in part a 2016 rule of the Office of Natural...

Missouri v. United States Department of the Interior

A district court denied summary judgment for the state of Missouri in a challenge to the Bureau...

Toxic Substances

Labor Council for Latin American Advancement v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

The Second Circuit denied two petitions to review EPA's final rule restricting access by...

Farmworkers Ass'n of Florida v. Environmental Protection Agency

The D.C. Circuit vacated EPA's authorization of the pesticide aldicarb for use on oranges and...

Waste

Food Scrap Recycling: Opportunities and Realities

When food waste decomposes, it releases methane, a greenhouse gas with at least 25 times the...

Guam v. United States

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held that a settlement of environmental liabilities must...

Water

Pasqua Yaqui Tribe v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

A district court vacated and remanded EPA's and the Army Corps of Engineers' Navigable Waters...

Wildlife

Northwest Environmental Defense Center v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

A district court granted interim injunctive relief for environmental groups in a lawsuit...

Six Priority Recommendations for Improving Conservation Under the ESA

Because of persistent legislative attacks on the Endangered Species Act (ESA), some...