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Sierra Club v. Jewell

The D.C. Circuit held that environmental groups have standing to challenge DOI's decision to remove the Blair Mountain Battlefield—the site of a large 1921 coal miner uprising in West Virginia—from the National Register of Historic...

Jersey City v. Consolidated Rail Corp.

The D.C. Circuit held that a city has standing to challenge a railroad company's sale of a historic elevated railroad embankment to developers. The city argued that the sale was void because the company failed to obtain approval from...

Friends of Tims Ford v. Tennessee Valley Auth.

The Sixth Circuit held that a group of residents lacked standing to challenge the TVA's implementation of a land management plan for a nearby reservoir under NEPA and the Tennessee Valley Authority Act. The residents failed to connect...

Lemon v. Geren

The D.C. Circuit held that a lower court improperly dismissed individuals' National Environmental Policy Act and National Historic Preservation Act claims against the Secretary of the Army and developers in connection with the closure...

Ouachita Watch League v. Jacobs

The court holds that a lower court improperly dismissed as unripe environmental groups’ claims that the U.S. Forest Service violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) when it amended certain forest plans in the southern...

Covington v. Jefferson

The Ninth Circuit holds that a district court erred in holding that residents living across from a county dump lacked standing to bring Clean Air Act (CAA) claims based on ozone degradation against a county health department and in...

Central Delta Water Agency v. United States

The court holds that individuals and state agencies have standing to bring suit against the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) for possible damages from heightened water salinity that will occur in their area due to the BLM's water...

Sierra Club v. Department of Energy

The court reverses a district court decision holding that an environmental group's claims against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for failing to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) or the Endangered Species Act...

Pye v. United States

The court holds that owners of land in South Carolina adjacent to both land containing a historic plantation and an African American cemetery and land on which a road crossing is constructed have standing to bring a National Historic...

Hall v. Norton

The court affirms in part and reverses in part a district court grant of summary judgment in favor of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in a suit brought by an individual who alleged that a BLM transfer of federal lands in Nevada...