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Estoppel

Banner v. United States

The court affirms the Court of Federal Claims' dismissal of individuals' claims that the enactment of the Seneca Nation Land Claims Settlement Act (SNLCSA) constituted a taking of property rights that the individuals held on the...

Milligan v. Red Oak, Iowa, City of

The court affirms the dismissal of a hog farmer's complaint that alleged a taking of property by an Iowa city in violation of the Public Use Clauses of the U.S. and Iowa Constitutions. The farmer intended to use land bordering an...

United States v. LTV Steel Co.

The court denies a motion to dismiss a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) civil action against a Pennsylvania steel plant for violating county air emissions regulations that are federally enforceable under the state's Clean Air...

Dureiko v. United States

The court holds that the Court of Federal Claims improperly held that the Stafford Act, collateral estoppel, and a contract release barred a South Florida trailer park owner's breach of contract claim against the federal government, but...

Bremerton, City of v. Sesko

The court holds that property owners operated two illegal junkyards in violation of a city's zoning laws and that such operation constituted a nuisance. The city planning commission determined that the properties were nuisances, and the...

Dodge v. Cotter Corp.

The court holds that a district court incorrectly applied the doctrine of offensive collateral estoppel, thereby precluding the owner of a uranium mill from litigating the issue of negligence, in a case brought by a group of nearby...

United States v. Gulf States Steel Inc.

The court holds an Alabama steel mill liable for 1,000 violations of its national pollutant discharge elimination system (NPDES) permit. The mill's NPDES permit placed effluent limitations on one river outfall and six outfalls within...

United States v. Green

The court denies all but one affirmative defense raised by a resin manufacturing plant and its principal against the United States in the government's suit for response costs under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation...

Washington Park Lead Comm. v. EPA

The court holds that residents of a predominately African American low-income housing project may assert claims of discrimination and continued segregation against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a city, and a housing...

Davis v. Sun Oil Co.

The court holds that under Ohio law, the doctrine of res judicata bars property owners' Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) suit against the property's seller for leaving gasoline buried in the soil. The owners filed their...