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Oakland Bulk & Oversized Terminal, LLC v. Oakland, City of

The Ninth Circuit upheld a district court ruling that Oakland, California breached its contract with a company to develop a commercial rail-to-ship terminal on a former U.S. Army base near the San Francisco Bay. The company argued that...

Fresno v. United States

The Court of Federal Claims granted in part and denied in part the Bureau of Reclamation's motion to dismiss a lawsuit concerning its curtailing of water deliveries during a drought in California. The city of Fresno and irrigation...

Oakland Bulk & Oversized Terminal, LLC v. City of Oakland

A district court held that a city council breached a development agreement for a proposed export terminal when it passed an ordinance that banned coal operations at "bulk materials facilities" as well as a resolution that applied the...

Anthony Wayne Corp. v. Elco Fastening Systems, LLC

A district court, on motions for summary judgment, dismissed all but one of a property owner's environmental, waste, and breach of lease claims against various manufacturing companies that leased the site. The owner has been leasing the...

Broussard v. Chevron USA, Inc.

A district court held that it would not waive the statute of limitations in a breach of contract case filed by the heirs of a cattle rancher against an oil company for contaminating the rancher's property. The suit stems from the...

Rockies Express Pipeline LLC v. Salazar

The Federal Circuit held that the Minerals Management Service (MMS) breached its contract with a natural gas pipeline construction company involving the construction of two segments of a pipeline that extends from Wyoming to Ohio. Under...

Boston Edison Co. v. United States

The Federal Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part a lower court decision granting the buyer and seller of an energy company damages for the U.S. government's ongoing breach of its contractual obligation to collect and dispose of...

International Tech. Corp. v. Secretary of the Navy

The Federal Circuit affirmed a lower court decision that a contractor was not entitled to an award of costs or damages in its breach of contract claim against the government concerning the treatment of contaminated soil at a U.S. Navy...

Tacoma Promenade v. Tacoma, City of

The court affirms a district court holding that a city did not breach a contract with a developer by failing to obtain the wetlands permits necessary for the development of an apartment complex and shopping center. The court first holds...

Orkin Exterminating Co. v. DelGuidice

The court holds that a trial court improperly granted an individual stigma damages in his breach of contract case against a termite company. The individual and the company entered a contract whereby the company promised to repair...