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As of right, by subject matter interest, FRCP 24(a)(2)

Churchill County v. Babbitt

The court holds that a city and county have standing to challenge the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) for implementing a water rights acquisition plan in Nevada before preparing a programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS...

Sierra Club v. San Antonio, City of

The court holds that the state of Texas met the requirements for intervention as of right in various capacities in an action where an environmental group brought suit under the Endangered Species Act to enjoin various parties who pump...

Sierra Club v. Glickman

The court grants a farmers' association and the state of Texas intervention as of right under Fed. R. Civ. P. 24(a)(2) in a citizen suit alleging that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) failure to establish water conservation...

Northwest Forest Resource Council v. Glickman

The court affirms a district court order directing the U.S. government to release, under §2001(k)(1) of the Fiscal Year 1995 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief and Rescissions Act, all timber sale contracts...

Huron Envtl. Activist League v. EPA

The court holds that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) did not "utilize" a cement industry working group as an "advisory committee" within the meaning of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Although EPA determined...

Forest Conservation Council v. U.S. Forest Serv.

The court holds that Arizona and an Arizona county may intervene as of right in the injunctive relief portion of an action alleging that the U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service) violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and...

Friends of the Wild Swan v. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serv.

The court holds that landowners, timber companies, and a sport fisherman guide may not intervene in an environmental group's action to compel the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to list the bull trout as an endangered species. The...

Sierra Club v. Browner

The court holds, without opinion, that members of a utility industry group may intervene as of right under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 24(a) in a suit to compel the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to promulgate revised...

Alameda Water & Sanitation Dist. v. Environmental Defense Fund

The court holds that environmental groups may not intervene in a district court's review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's or the Agency's) veto of a dredge and fill permit issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

Orange Env't v. Orange, County of

The court holds that a county legislature has no independent standing to intervene in an action involving alleged Federal Water Pollution Control Act (FWPCA) violations at the county's landfill. The legislature moved to intervene as a...