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Attorneys fees

Sierra Club v. Energy Future Holdings Corp

A district court ordered an environmental group to pay $6.4 million in attorney fees in a citizen suit it filed against the owners of a Texas coal-fired power plant for alleged CAA violations. Below, the court dismissed the group's...

United States v. Stone Container Corp.

The court holds that an environmental group that intervened in a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Air Act (CAA) § 113(b) action against a corporation is not entitled to attorneys fees under CAA § 304(d). The...

American Auto. Mfrs. Ass'n v. Cahill

The court holds that an automobile manufacturers association is entitled to attorney fees in connection with an underlying action in which New York's zero emission vehicle sales requirement for model years 1998-2002 was held preempted...

Davis County Solid Waste Mgmt. & Energy Recovery Special Serv. Dist. v. EPA

The court remands a municipality's request for litigation costs relating to its successful challenge of a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Clean Air Act (CAA) rule establishing new source performance standards for the...