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Animal Welfare Institute v. Martin

The First Circuit affirmed a lower court decision denying a motion to enjoin Maine state officials from allowing the use of any foothold traps to prevent the incidental take of Canadian lynx, a threatened species. The lower court...

Appalachian Voices v. Chu

The D.C. Circuit denied an environmental group's motion to preliminarily enjoin federal tax credits granted to an energy company for using "clean coal" technology at a new power plant. An injunction suspending the allocation of the tax...

Hornbeck Offshore Servs. v. Salazar

The Fifth Circuit refused to reinstate the six-month moratorium on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. In June, a district court granted an offshore service company's motion to enjoin the moratorium. The DOI sought a stay of that...

Hornbeck Offshore Servs. v. Salazar

A district court granted an offshore service company's motion to enjoin the federal government's six-month general moratorium on deepwater drilling for oil in the Gulf of Mexico. The company established a likelihood of successfully...

Center for Food Safety v. Schafer

A district court denied environmental groups’ motion for a preliminary injunction to enjoin the use of genetically engineered sugar beets. On the likelihood of success on the merits, the court has already found that defendants,...

In re W.R. Grace & Co.

The Third Circuit affirmed a lower court decision denying a mining company's motion to expand a preliminary injunction and enjoin asbestos claims against the state of Montana arising from the company's mining operations. The company...

Grace Christian Fellowship v. KJG Invs., Inc.

A district court denied a religious congregation's motion for a preliminary injunction under RCRA ordering the former owner of a gas station to clean up contamination beneath their church. In early April 2006, a gasoline spill occurred...

Attorney Gen. of Okla. v. Tyson Foods, Inc.

The Tenth Circuit upheld a lower court decision denying Oklahoma's motion to preliminarily enjoin a food producer from disposing of poultry waste on lands within the Illinois River watershed. The lower court ruled that Oklahoma failed...

Greater Yellowstone Coalition v. Timchak

The Ninth Circuit temporarily stayed the expansion of a phosphate mine located near the Idaho-Wyoming border. Environmental groups filed a motion to preliminarily enjoin the project, arguing that the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau...

American Trucking Ass'n v. Los Angeles, City of

The Ninth Circuit reversed and remanded a lower court decision denying the trucking industry's motion to preliminarily enjoin two California ports from implementing "concession agreements" designed, among other things, to reduce diesel...