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Environmental impact statement (EIS)

Simmons v. Corps of Eng'rs

The court holds that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) when it failed to consider, in an environmental impact statement (EIS), reasonable alternatives to creating a single source of...

Northwest Envtl. Defense Ctr. v. Bonneville Power Admin.

The court holds that the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), which entered into two agreements with Canada regarding rights to excess water stored in reservoirs on the Columbia River system in Canada, did not violate the Northwest...

Seattle Audubon Soc'y v. Moseley

The court holds that the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management's choice of a forest management plan with an 80 percent species viability for federal lands that include northern spotted owl habitat did not violate the...

South Carolina ex rel. Campbell v. O'Leary

The court holds that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) did not violate the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) when it decided to import 409 spent nuclear fuel rods for storage at the Savannah River site in South Carolina without...

Friends of the Fiery Gizzard v. Farmers Home Admin.

The court holds that the Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) need not prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the construction of a drinking water reservoir whose only significant effect on the human environment will be...

Oregon Natural Resources Council v. Marsh

The court holds that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) failed to comply with a prior court order directing it to prepare a second environmental impact statement supplement (EISS-2) addressing the cumulative environmental...

Ausable Manistee Action Council, Inc. v. Stump

The court holds that the U.S. Army, the Michigan Department of Military Affairs, and the National Guard Bureau (agencies), did not violate the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) in deciding to construct a tank firing range at a...

Shoshone-Paiute Tribe v. United States

A magistrate judge holds that the U.S. Department of the Air Force abused its discretion when it failed to include the impact of a new state-managed air-to-ground training range in an environmental impact statement (EIS) prepared under...

Friends of the Fiery Gizzard v. Farmers Home Admin.

The court holds that the Farmers Home Administration's (FmHA's) finding of no significant impact (FONSI) under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for a project to construct a dam and water treatment plant to provide a long-...

Public Citizen v. Kantor

The court holds that the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (OTR) is not required to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade or to adopt methods and...