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Intervention, FRCP 24

Center for Biological Diversity v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

A district court denied two aviation associations' motions to intervene in a case asking the court to order EPA to use its authority...

Oklahoma v. Tyson Foods, Inc.

The Tenth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision denying a Native American tribe's motion to intervene in a dispute between Oklahoma and a poultry company regarding the company's alleged disposal of poultry waste in the Illinois River...

Kane County, Utah v. United States

The Tenth Circuit affirmed a lower court’s denial of environmental groups’ motion to intervene in a county action against the United States to quiet title to several purported rights of way across federal public lands. In...

United States v. Albert Inv. Co.

The Tenth Circuit reversed a lower court decision denying a railroad company's motion to intervene in the United State's CERCLA §107 action against 44 PRPs concerning a hazardous waste site owned by the railroad company. The government...

WildEarth Guardians v. U.S. Forest Serv.

The Tenth Circuit held that the owner of an underground coal mine may intervene in an environmental group's NEPA action concerning the U.S. Forest Service's approval of venting of methane gas from a mine. The lower court denied the...

California Trout v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The Ninth Circuit denied a petition for review of a FERC decision denying environmental groups' motion to intervene in a license renewal proceeding for a dam. Although the groups' motion to intervene was late, they argued that FERC...

United States v. Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer Dist.

The Eighth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision denying a business trade association's motion to intervene in a CWA enforcement action filed against a local sewer district by Missouri and the United States. The complaint alleges that...

Ohio River Valley Envtl. Coalition, Inc. v. Salazar

A district court held that the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection may intervene in environmental groups' lawsuit challenging the DOI Secretary's approval of two amendments to the state's surface mining regulatory...

Royal Indem. Co. v. United Enters., Inc.

A California appellate court held that a property owner may not intervene in an insurance coverage dispute between an insurance company and the former property owner from which the current owner seeks contribution. The current owner...

United States v. ExxonMobil Corp.

A district court held that a nonsettling potentially responsible party (PRP) may intervene in a consent decree between the United States and settling PRPs concerning the reimbursement of response costs incurred at the Beede Waste Oil...