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Estoppel

Red River Serv. Corp. v. Minot, City of

The court holds that a city's refusal to allow a waste transport company to dispose of solid waste from a military base in the city's landfill did not violate the U.S. Constitution's Commerce Clause. The court first holds that the city'...

Wilkinson v. Pitkin County Bd. of County Comm'rs

The court holds that, under Colorado law, plaintiffs' claims relating to a county's denial of their applications to develop 29 mining claims are barred by the doctrines of res judicata and collateral estoppel. The court first holds that...

Dodd v. Hood River County

The court holds that a state land use board decision precludes property owners from obtaining federal court relief of their takings claim under the U.S. Constitution. The landowners were prevented from building on their land due to an...

United States v. Krilich

The court holds that penalties assessed against a developer who failed to meet the wetland mitigation construction deadlines set forth in a consent decree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) were proper. The consent...

Chemical Weapons Working Group, Inc. v. Department of the Army

The court holds that groups who challenged a state's decision to add a company to the U.S. Department of the Army's license to operate a chemical demilitarization facility are estopped from challenging that company's licensure in...

Hawksbill Sea Turtle v. Federal Emergency Management Agency

The court holds that property owners and residents failed to satisfy Endangered Species Act (ESA) §11 notice requirements in their suit against the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) concerning an emergency housing project's...

James Barlow Family Ltd. Partnership v. David M. Munson, Inc.

The court holds that the owners of royalty interests in federal oil and gas leases are not entitled to royalty payments from their lessee. During ongoing title disputes over mineral patent rights between the federal government and...

Independent Petroleum Ass'n of Am. v. Babbitt

The court holds that a D.C. Circuit ruling that the U.S. Department of the Interior's (DOI's) decision to assess royalties on nonrecoupable take-or-pay payments was an arbitrary and capricious reading of DOI's own rules applies to an...

In re SDDS, Inc.

The court directs a district court to enjoin South Dakota state officials from relitigating in state court issues that the federal circuit court has already decided concerning the permitting of a solid waste disposal facility. In ...

Marine Shale Processors, Inc. v. EPA

The court holds that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was not constitutionally barred from considering a facility's boiler and industrial furnace (BIF) permit application while a federal government suit over the facility's...