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Concerned Citizens of Cohocton Valley v. New York State Dep't of Envtl. Conservation

A court dismisses two consolidated appeals that pertain to the construction and development of an interstate natural gas storage facility in New York. The first appeal was brought by the project developer who was concerned about the...

United States v. Rockwell Int'l Corp.

The court holds that it lacks jurisdiction over an interlocutory appeal of a district court's refusal to hold a pre-indictment hearing to determine if the government improperly used compelled employee statements in a grand jury...

General Atomics v. NRC

The court holds that a district court lacked jurisdiction over a parent corporation's challenge to a pending U.S. Nuclear Regualatory Commission (NRC) hearing to determine whether the company was liable for cleanup costs at the facility...

Public Serv. Co. of Colo. v. Batt

The court holds that it lacks jurisdiction to review a district court's May 1995 order reopening proceedings involving the transportation, handling, and storage of spent nuclear fuel at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory. In June...

Citizens Awareness Network v. NRC

The court holds that it lacks jurisdiction to hear a citizen group's request for a preliminary injunction against the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to prevent further implementation of the early component removal plan for...

Klaudt v. Department of the Interior

The court holds that it lacks jurisdiction to review rancher's appeal of a district court decision dismissing their challenge to a tax imposed by an Indian tribe for grazing on their land, the ranchers omitted any reference to the...

Moreau v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The court dismisses claims by owners of property adjacent to a natural gas pipeline that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Natural Gas Act (NGA), and the Due...

In re American Waste & Pollution Control Co.

The court holds that a Louisiana statute allowing direct appeal of decisions of the state Department of Environmental Quality to the state court of appeal, bypassing the state district courts, is unconstitutional, and the public rights...