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Weekly Cases Update Volume 50, Issue 23

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

ELR 20178
17-70810 (9th Cir., July 2020)

The Ninth Circuit granted in part one petition to review and denied another petition to review EPA's 2014, 2015, and 2017 decisions to register a pesticide that combines two chemicals—2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) choline salt and glyphosate—to kill weeds on corn, soybean, and cotton...

Pesticide registration, §3

Rosado v. Wheeler

ELR 20176
1:17-cv-04843-ERK-RLM (E.D.N.Y., July 2020)

A district court denied summary judgment for New York in a challenge to EPA's designation of the eastern Long Island Sound as an open-water dredge disposal site. New York argued EPA's determination that a new site was needed to service the eastern Sound was arbitrary and capricious, that the...

Water (generally)

United States v. California

ELR 20177
2:19-cv-02142 WBS EFB (E.D. Cal., July 2020)

A district court denied the U.S. government summary judgment in a lawsuit concerning California's cap-and-trade agreement with Quebec. The government argued the agreement was conflict preempted by the foreign affairs doctrine because it created an obstacle to the effectuation of the Global...

Constitutional Law