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Rhode Island v. EPA

The First Circuit dismissed for lack of jurisdiction Rhode Island's interlocutory appeal of an EPA Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) decision denying the state's motion to intervene in an NPDES permit proceeding. As a matter of first...

Riverkeeper, Inc. v. Collins

The court holds that it lacked jurisdiction over the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's (NRC's) decision denying environmental groups' request that the licensing of two nuclear power plants in New York be conditioned on several safety-...

JMS Dev. Co. v. Bulk Petroleum Corp.

The court holds that it lacks jurisdiction over a gas station operator's appeal of a district court order requiring it to deposit money into an escrow account to pay for anticipated cleanup costs of neighboring contaminated property....

Exxon Chems. Am. v. Chao

The court dismisses a company's petition for review of a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Administration Review Board (ARB) order remanding for further fact-finding and consideration an employee's claim that the company violated the Clean...

Tennessee Valley Auth. v. EPA

The court holds that it has jurisdiction to review a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) decision upholding three EPA orders against the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) requiring the TVA to...

Londonderry Neighborhood Coalition v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The court dismisses an individual's appeal of a district court order dismissing his motion to vacate two Resource Conservation and Recovery Act criminal convictions and adopting a magistrate judge's report and recommendation (R&R)...

Los Angeles, City of v. Santa Monica Baykeeper

The court dismisses for lack of jurisdiction a city's interlocutory appeal in a citizen suit brought by an environmental group alleging Clean Water Act and Clean Air Act violations by the city. A district court signed and entered the...

Eagle Energy, Inc. v. Secretary of Labor

The court dismisses for lack of jurisdiction a mine operator's appeal of both an administrative law judge's (ALJ's) finding that the operator committed a "significant and substantial" violation of a Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety...

HRI, Inc. v. EPA

The court holds that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) decision to implement the direct federal underground injection control (UIC) program on certain New Mexico lands based on their Native American or disputed...

American Rivers v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The court dismisses environmental groups' petition to review the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC's) refusal to initiate an Endangered Species Act (ESA) §7(a)(2) consultation regarding its ongoing regulatory authority over a...