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Pebble Ltd. Partnership v. Environmental Protection Agency

A district court dismissed portions of a mining company's lawsuit against EPA alleging that the Agency violated the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) during its review of the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska. The company claimed that...

Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Fla. v. Southern Everglades Restoration Alliance

The court reverses and remands a district court decision dismissing a Native American tribe's claim that the Southern Everglades Restoration Alliance (SERA) had violated the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and that its actions,...

Byrd v. EPA

The court affirms a district court's grant of summary judgment to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on a toxicologist's claim that EPA violated the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) by hiring a contractor to convene and...

Washington Legal Found. v. U.S. Sentencing Comm'n

The court holds that the U.S. Sentencing Commission's Federal Advisory Working Group on Environmental Sanctions (Advisory Group) is not subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and, therefore, need not open its meetings and...