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Center for Biological Diversity v. Department of the Interior

The Ninth Circuit held that BLM failed to take a "hard look" at the environmental consequences of a proposed land exchange between the agency and a mining company in violation of NEPA. The land exchange would transfer ownership of...

Chemical Weapons Working Group v. Department of Defense

A district court rejected claims that the U.S. Army violated NEPA by failing to provide a supplemental analysis reflecting new alternative destruction technologies that could be used in lieu of on-site incineration at four chemical...

North Idaho Community Action v. Hoffman

A district court denied environmental groups' motion to enjoin the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from authorizing and/or commencing any dredge and fill activities related to the construction of a byway project in Sandpoint, Idaho. The...

Rivers Unlimited v. Department of Transp.

A district court dismissed an environmental group's claim that the Federal Highway Administration (FHwA) violated the National Environmental Policy Act and the Transportation Act in approving an environmental impact statement (EIS) for...

Miccosukee Tribe of Indians v. United States

A district court held that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (the Corps') final supplemental environmental impact statement (FSEIS), designed to avoid jeopardy to the endangered Cape Sable seaside sparrow in the Everglades National Park...

Ilio'ulaokalani Coalition v. Rumsfeld

The court held that the U.S. Army violated the National Environmental Policy Act in connection with its proposal to transform the 2nd Brigade into a quick-response unit in Hawaii. The local groups challenging the proposal did not waive...

Holy Cross v. Corps of Eng'rs

A district court held that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to take a "hard look" at the environmental impacts and consequences of dredging and disposing of contaminated sediment from the Industrial Canal, a five-mile link just...

Great Basin Mine Watch v. Hankins

The court holds that the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) cumulative impact analyses prepared in conjunction with two gold mining permits it issued to a mining company violates the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). BLM prepared...

Northern Alaska Envtl. Ctr. v. Kempthorne

The court holds that the final environmental impact statement (EIS) the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) prepared in connection with its plan to offer long-term oil and gas leases in a portion of Alaska complies with the National...

Gulf Restoration Network v. Department of Transp.

The court denies a petition for review challenging the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary's decision to grant a license for a liquefied natural gas facility in the Gulf of Mexico. The DOT's environmental impact statement...