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Sierra Club v. EPA

The court holds that an environmental group and a trade association lack standing to challenge the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) hazardous wastewater treatment sludge rule promulgated under the Resource Conservation and...

Stratford, Conn., Town of v. Federal Aviation Admin.

The court denies a Connecticut town's petition to review a previous opinion by the D.C. Circuit in which the court held that the town lacked standing to bring a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) claim against a Federal Aviation...

Stratford, Conn., Town of v. Federal Aviation Admin.

The court holds that a town lacked prudential standing to pursue its claims that the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA's) environmental impact statement (EIS) for the renovation of an airport was inadequate under the National...

Environmental Protection Info. Ctr. v. Pacific Lumber Co.

The court vacates and remands a district court's order issued after an Endangered Species Act case brought by an environmental group against a lumber company had been declared moot. The district court granted the lumber company's motion...

In re Grand Jury Investigation

The court affirms a district court order directing the federal government to allow two state agencies access to documents they produced pursuant to grand jury subpoenas in the federal government's investigation of a company that...

Wyoming v. Lujan

The court holds that Wyoming lacks standing to challenge an exchange of federal coal, owned by the U.S. Department of the Interior, for a conservation easement within the Grand Teton National Park. The court holds that although the...