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State ex rel. Koster v. Republic Services, Inc.

A district court granted Missouri's remand request to litigate in state court its lawsuit against the owner and operator of a landfill in connection with an uncontrolled, underground trash fire at the site. The state alleged various...

Kansas City, Missouri v. Chastain

The Supreme Court of Missouri reversed and remanded a lower court decision that a proposed ordinance that would impose additional sales taxes to pay for a light rail system in Kansas City, Missouri, violates the state constitution. The...

Public Water Supply Dist. No. 3 v. Lebanon, City of

The Eight Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part a lower court decision granting summary judgment in favor of a city accused of illegally providing water and sewer services to customers within a nearby water district's boundaries...

Dubinsky v. Mermart

The Eight Circuit affirmed a lower court decision that granted a project developer’s motion to dismiss subordinate bondholders’ claims for breach of contract and equitable accounting, as well as for unjust enrichment,...

Alternate Fuels, Inc. v. Cabanas

The court holds that the employee of a state environmental agency is not shielded from liability under Missouri's absolute privilege doctrine in a case alleging tortious interference with a contract. The operator of a surface coal...

American Rivers, Inc. v. Corps of Eng'rs

The court dismisses various parties' challenges to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' operation of the Missouri River main stem reservoir system and associated U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) wildlife assessments. The court...

In re Operation of the Mo. River Sys. Litig.

The court refuses to reinstate a contempt order against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) penalizing the agency $500,000 a day if it did not comply with a separate order requiring the Corps to lower water flow levels in the...

Missouri v. Department of the Interior

The court upholds the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS') denial of Missouri's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for certain documents produced by a nonprofit corporation involved in the conservation and protection of the...

Sierra Club v. Whitman

The court affirms a February 2001, district court order requiring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to make an air quality attainment status determination for the St. Louis, Missouri, area and to publish it in the ...

Missouri Limestone Producers Ass'n v. Browner

The court denied a petition to review the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) approval of a revision to Missouri's state implementation plan (SIP) that replaced four area-specific fugitive dust regulations with one,...