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Union of Concerned Scientists v. Wheeler

A district court dismissed a nonprofit group's challenge to an EPA directive that prohibited scientists in receipt of certain EPA grants from serving on the Agency's federal advisory committees. The group argued that the directive...

Natural Resources Defense Council v. Wheeler

A district court dismissed for lack of standing an environmental group's challenge to an EPA directive that prohibited scientists in receipt of certain EPA grants from serving on the Agency's federal advisory committees. The group...

Physicians for Social Responsibility v. Wheeler

A district court granted EPA's motion to dismiss a challenge by scientific advocacy groups to the Agency's directive barring recipients of EPA grants from serving on any of the Agency's advisory committees. The groups argued that the...

Pa. Envtl. Def. Found. v. Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that the legislature’s diversion of oil and gas royalties from public lands to the general fund for non-conservation purposes violated the state constitution. In 1955, the legislature created an oil...

McCarthy

The Fourth Circuit granted EPA's petition for a writ of mandamus to preclude an energy company from deposing EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy in a lawsuit seeking to compel EPA to evaluate the CAA's impacts on jobs under §321(a). High-...