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Raritan Baykeeper v. NL Industries, Inc.

The Third Circuit vacated a lower court decision dismissing, on grounds of abstention, environmental groups' RCRA and CWA citizens suit in which they sought an injunction requiring the current and prior owners of a contaminated site to...

Oakville Community Action Group v. Industrial Pipe, Inc.

The court holds that it did not need to abstain from hearing an environmental group's motion seeking declaratory and injunctive relief against a landfill operator that violated its state permit and subjected itself to classification as...

Anderson v. Farmland Indus., Inc.

The court holds that it has subject matter jurisdiction over an environmental group's Clean Air Act (CAA) citizen suit that alleged emission and reporting violations at a refinery. The court first holds that under CAA §304, the group...

Dittmer v. Suffolk, County of

The court holds that a district court abused its discretion by abstaining from a case in which landowners challenge, on federal due process and equal protection grounds, a New York land use law restricting development on Long Island....

S.W. Shattuck Chem. Co. v. Denver, City & County of

The court holds that a company satisfied the requirements for the issuance of a preliminary injunction against a city seeking to enforce two zoning ordinances that impose disposal fees for the storage of radioactive material. The court...

Kleenwell Biohazard Waste & Gen. Ecology Consultants, Inc. v. Nelson

The court holds that a Washington state-law requirement that waste disposal companies obtain a certificate of public convenience and necessity before collecting, transporting, or disposing of solid waste in the state does not violate...