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D.C. Circuit

Hall v. Norton

The court affirms in part and reverses in part a district court grant of summary judgment in favor of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in a suit brought by an individual who alleged that a BLM transfer of federal lands in Nevada...

Building Indus. Ass'n of Superior Cal. v. Norton

The court affirms a district court denial of summary judgment to a building industry association challenging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS') listing of four species of fairy shrimp that live in vernal pools in California as...

Sandia, Pueblo of v. Babbitt

The court holds that it lacks jurisdiction to hear intervening homeowners' appeal of a suit concerning a boundary dispute between Native Americans and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Native...

Martin v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The court denies a property owner's petition to review the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC's) authorization of the construction of a pipeline that would traverse part of the owner's historic property. The court first holds...

Molycorp, Inc. v. EPA

The court holds that it lacks jurisdiction to review a mining corporation's Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) claims arising from a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) document addressing whether certain mining...

Granholm ex rel. Mich. Dep't of Natural Resources v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The court holds that a state's failure to seek rehearing of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC's) order on remand in a case involving a hydroelectric power license application deprives the court of jurisdiction. After...

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...