Jump to Navigation
Jump to Content

"Redressability" test

Steel Co. v. Citizens for a Better Env't

The Court holds that an environmental group lacks standing to maintain a suit for purely past violations of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA). After receiving notice from the group of its failure to report...

Animal Legal Defense Fund, Inc. v. Glickman

The court holds that an animal welfare group and three individuals lack standing to challenge a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal Welfare Act (AWA) regulation that allows exhibitors of captive primates to develop independent...

Individuals for Responsible Gov't v. Washoe County

The court upholds Nevada county ordinances requiring landowners either to subscribe to a particular garbage collection service or to haul their garbage to an approved disposal site every seven days. The ordinances also required all...

Reytblatt v. NRC

The court upholds the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC's) final rule amending the reporting requirements for performance-based containment leakage rate testing by nuclear power plants. The court first holds that a nuclear power...

California Forestry Ass'n v. Thomas

The court holds that timber companies, a trade association, and a county lack constitutional and prudential standing to challenge the U.S. Forest Service's interim guidelines on managing spotted owl habitat in California's western...

Florida Audubon Soc'y v. Bentsen

The court holds that three environmental groups and an individual have standing to challenge the U.S. Treasury Department's failure to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)...

Wyoming v. Lujan

The court holds that Wyoming lacks standing to challenge an exchange of federal coal, owned by the U.S. Department of the Interior, for a conservation easement within the Grand Teton National Park. The court holds that although the...