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Louisiana State v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

The Fifth Circuit reversed a lower court decision that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must bear all the costs of deauthorizing the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet (MR-GO), instead holding that the Corps' cost-sharing formula with the...

McClung v. Paul

The Eighth Circuit held that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did not abuse its discretion when it revoked homeowners' permits to maintain a boat dock and stone steps on the public land between their property and a lake. The Corps...

Defenders of Wildlife v. United States Department of the Navy

The Eleventh Circuit affirmed a lower court decision dismissing environmental groups' claim that the U.S. Navy and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) violated NEPA, the ESA, and the APA in deciding to install and operate an...

Indian Harbor Insurance Co. v. United States

The Federal Claims Court held that the U.S. government need not indemnify developers for remediation costs they incurred complying...

Guam Preservation Trust v. Gregory

A district court, in an underlying NEPA suit, denied the Navy's request for a voluntary remand for further consideration of the...

Malama Makua v. Gates

A district court granted in part and denied in part cross-motions for summary judgment on claims that the U.S. Army failed to comply with two settlement agreements requiring it to conduct and complete subsurface archaeological...

Delaware Dep't of Natural Resources & Envtl. Control v. Corps of Eng'rs

A district court granted in part and denied in part the motion of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) to dismiss a mine operator’s action relating to the MSHA’s use of a citation quota, which allegedly caused...

Environmental Defense v. Corps of Eng'rs

The court holds that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' authorization of a flood control project in the St. Johns Bayou and New Madrid Floodway on the west bank of the Mississippi River violates the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) and...

Richmond Am. Homes of Colo., Inc. v. United States

The court held that the U.S. Air Force was liable to homebuilders who had cleaned up asbestos contamination at the former Lowry Air Force Base in Denver. The homebuilders didn't discover the asbestos until after they purchased the...

Oja v. Corps of Eng'rs

The court holds that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) did not violate the Privacy Act by disclosing an individual's personal information on its public website. The Corps posted the information to defend itself from media...