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Citizens for Envtl. Inquiry v. Department of Envtl. Quality

A Colorado appellate court reversed a lower court decision to hold that the Colorado Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) prevented the state from increasing the coal removal tax rate without prior voter approval. The tax rate is determined...

Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation v. Nestle Waters N. Am., Inc.

The Michigan Supreme Court affirmed in part and reversed in part a lower court ruling that environmental groups have standing to bring a claim against a bottled water company under the Michigan Environmental Protection Act (MEPA) for...

Pierson Sand & Gravel, Inc. v. Keeler Brass Co.

The court holds that the doctrine of res judicata does not bar a state court from presiding over landfill owners' state-law claims for response costs from potentially responsible parties even though the owners already sought relief...