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Monsanto Co. v. Geertson Seed Farms

The U.S. Supreme Court held that a district court abused its discretion in enjoining the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) from effecting a partial deregulation of Roundup Ready Alfalfa (RRA), a variety of alfalfa...

Esso Standard Oil Co. v. Lopez-Freytes

The First Circuit affirmed a lower court order permanently enjoining several members and officials of the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board from imposing a $76 million fine on an oil company in connection with leaking underground...

In re SDDS, Inc.

The court directs a district court to enjoin South Dakota state officials from relitigating in state court issues that the federal circuit court has already decided concerning the permitting of a solid waste disposal facility. In ...

Seattle Audubon Soc'y v. Moseley

The court, in a sequel case to Seattle Audubon Society v. Evans, 22 ELR 20372, enjoins the U.S. Forest Service from making additional timber sales in U.S. Forest Service Regions Five and Six that...

Diamond Waste, Inc. v. Monroe County

The court holds that a landfill operator is entitled to a preliminary injunction prohibiting enforcement of a county ordinance that regulates the transport of out-of-county waste into the county, and the operator may proceed on...

Portland Audubon Soc'y v. Lujan

The court continues to enjoin the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from proceeding with timber sales in northern spotted owl habitat on BLM lands until the court decides whether BLM must prepare a supplemental environmental impact...

North Carolina v. Virginia Beach, City of

The court holds that acity may commence construction of portions of a water pipeline project that are not subject to the jurisdiction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) before the city obtains FERC approval of easements...