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Environmental impact statement (EIS)

George Wash. Home Owners Ass'ns v. Widnall

The court denies environmental groups' and local residents' request for a preliminary injunction that would postpone the civilian reuse of Lowry Air Force Base near Denver, Colorado, until the performance of additional studies and...

San Diego, County of v. Babbitt

The court holds that a Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) environmental impact statement (EIS) for a solid waste disposal facility on the Campo Indian Reservation in California complies with the National Environmental Policy Act. The court...

Landmark West! v. U.S. Postal Serv.

The court upholds the U.S. Postal Service's (Postal Service's) determination that an environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for a project involving the Postal Service's...

Waltham, City of v. U.S. Postal Serv.

The court affirms a district court's denial of an injunction to halt construction of a U.S. Postal Service (Postal Service) mail distribution facility pending preparation of an environmental impact statement (EIS) because the Postal...

NEPA Coalition of Japan v. Aspin

The court holds that the presumption against extraterritoriality prevents the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) from having to prepare environmental impact studies (EISs) under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for U.S....

Portland Audubon Soc'y v. Babbitt

The court affirms a district court decision enjoining logging operations on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) land containing owl habitat pending preparation of a supplemental environmental impact statement (EIS). The court first...

Seattle Audubon Soc'y v. Espy

The court affirms a district court decision permanently enjoining the U.S. Forest Service from conducting additional timber sales in Forest Service Regions Five and Six until it adopts and implements revised standards and guidelines for...

Sharps v. U.S. Forest Serv.

The court holds that the issuance of an October 1990 decision memo by the Fall River District Ranger, which implemented an August 1989 decision notice issued by the Forest Supervisor requiring consolidation of black-tailed prairie dog...

Fund for Animals v. Espy

The court holds that a nonprofit organization has standing to seek a preliminary injunction to prevent the implementation of a research study by the Department of Agriculture (DOA) on the transmission of brucellosis from wild bison in...

Sierra Club v. Marsh

The court holds that state and federal agencies involved in a proposed port project in Searsport, Maine, reasonably decided to restrict the analysis in an environmental impact statement (EIS) of secondary impacts from the project to...