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Davis v. Mineta

The court preliminarily enjoins the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) from proceeding with a highway project that involves road construction and expansion through parkland. The DOT prepared an environmental assessment (EA) and...

Sierra Club v. Georgia Power Co.

The court affirms a district court's decision denying an environmental group's request to preliminarily enjoin a power company from discharging heated wastewater into a lake at temperatures above those allowed under its national...

S.W. Shattuck Chem. Co. v. Denver, City & County of

The court holds that a company satisfied the requirements for the issuance of a preliminary injunction against a city seeking to enforce two zoning ordinances that impose disposal fees for the storage of radioactive material. The court...

United States v. Keystone Sanitation Co.

The court preliminarily enjoins the transfer of assets by a corporate landfill owner and related defendants in a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) cost recovery action under the Comprehensive Environmental Response,...

George Wash. Home Owners Ass'ns v. Widnall

The court denies environmental groups' and local residents' request for a preliminary injunction that would postpone the civilian reuse of Lowry Air Force Base near Denver, Colorado, until the performance of additional studies and...

South Carolina ex rel. Campbell v. O'Leary

The court preliminarily enjoins the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) from importing 409 spent nuclear fuel assemblies for storage at the Savannah River site in South Carolina until the court resolves on the merits South Carolina's claim...

Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance v. Thompson

The court holds that environmental groups and private individuals are not entitled to a preliminary injunction prohibiting the U.S. Forest Service from implementing animal damage control (ADC) plans to reduce coyote populations in the...