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Sierra Club v. Trump

The Ninth Circuit affirmed, 2-1, a ruling in a lawsuit concerning the Trump Administration's use of military construction funds to build portions of a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. States and an environmental group...

El Paso, Texas v. Trump

The Fifth Circuit blocked a preliminary injunction issued by a district court that had barred the Trump Administration from using military funds to build portions of a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The district court had...

Indigenous Environmental Network v. President Donald J. Trump

A district court denied a motion to dismiss a challenge to President Trump's issuance of a permit authorizing a pipeline company to construct a cross-border segment of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Environmental groups argued the permit...

Trump v. Sierra Club

The U.S. Supreme Court granted the Trump Administration's request to stay a district court order enjoining the use of military funds to build portions of a border wall along the Mexican border. The Court found that the government made a...

League of Conservation Voters v. Trump

A district court denied motions to dismiss environmental groups' lawsuit challenging Executive Order 13795, “Implementing an America-First Offshore Energy Strategy,” which reversed President Obama’s withdrawal of 128 million acres in...

Public Citizen v. Trump

A district court held that public interest and environmental groups lacked standing to challenge the "two-for-one" executive order issued by President Trump on January 30, 2017. The order requires executive branch agencies to identify...

Bailey v. Corps of Eng'rs

The court dismisses a landowner's takings claims against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) and Minnesota state agencies for rejecting his proposed wetland replacement plan and ordering him to remove an access road on the...

Tulare County v. Bush

The court affirms a district court dismissal of a county's complaint alleging that the designation of the Sequoia National Monument by President William J. Clinton violated the Antiquities Act, the U.S. Constitution, and several other...

Sur Contra la Contaminacion v. EPA

The court denies a community organization's petition to review a prevention of significant deterioration (PSD) permit the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued to an electric company authorizing it to construct a power plant...