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District court jurisdiction, §304(a)

California v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

A district court denied EPA's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by several states alleging that the Agency failed to implement and enforce its 2016 Emission Guidelines and Compliance Times for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills. The...

Masias v. Colorado Springs Utilities

A district court dismissed an individual's CAA lawsuit against a Colorado utility and the state's environmental agency in which he alleged that toxic fumes were emitted into his neighborhood following a fire at a nearby power plant. The...

Citizens for Pennsylvania's Future v. Ultra Resources, Inc.

A district court denied a company's motion to dismiss an environmental group's CAA citizen suit against it for building seven compressor stations without first obtaining a nonattainment new source review permit. The company claimed that...

Anderson v. Farmland Indus., Inc.

The court holds that it has subject matter jurisdiction over an environmental group's Clean Air Act (CAA) citizen suit that alleged emission and reporting violations at a refinery. The court first holds that under CAA §304, the group...