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Louisiana State v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

The Fifth Circuit reversed a lower court decision that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must bear all the costs of deauthorizing the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet (MR-GO), instead holding that the Corps' cost-sharing formula with the...

McClung v. Paul

The Eighth Circuit held that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did not abuse its discretion when it revoked homeowners' permits to maintain a boat dock and stone steps on the public land between their property and a lake. The Corps...

Delaware Dep't of Natural Resources & Envtl. Control v. Corps of Eng'rs

A district court granted in part and denied in part the motion of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) to dismiss a mine operator’s action relating to the MSHA’s use of a citation quota, which allegedly caused...

Environmental Defense v. Corps of Eng'rs

The court holds that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' authorization of a flood control project in the St. Johns Bayou and New Madrid Floodway on the west bank of the Mississippi River violates the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) and...

Oja v. Corps of Eng'rs

The court holds that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) did not violate the Privacy Act by disclosing an individual's personal information on its public website. The Corps posted the information to defend itself from media...

In re Operation of the Mo. River Sys. Litig.

The court refuses to reinstate a contempt order against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) penalizing the agency $500,000 a day if it did not comply with a separate order requiring the Corps to lower water flow levels in the...

United States v. Detroit, City of

The court vacates and remands a district court order under the All Writs Act requiring the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) to accept dredged material in order to prevent the frustration of a consent decree between a city and...

Save Our Sonoran v. Flowers

The court holds that an environmental group's challenge to the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA's) determination that the National Parks Air Tour Management Act does not bar proposed sightseeing tours out of the Jackson Hole,...

United States v. Michigan

The court holds that a Michigan confined disposal facility (CDF) run by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) must accept dredged materials that were accumulated to determine the environmental impacts that the construction of a...

Mississippi River Basin Alliance v. Westphal

The court affirms a district court holding that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for a flood control project on the Mississippi River satisfied the National Environmental Policy Act (...