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Gunpowder Riverkeeper v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The D.C. Circuit denied an environmental group's petition for review challenging FERC's decision to issue a natural gas pipeline operator a certificate of public convenience and necessity to extend a natural gas pipeline in Maryland....

Chesapeake Climate Action Network v. Export-Import Bank

A district court held that environmental groups lack standing to challenge the U.S. Export-Import Bank's approval of a $90 million loan guarantee that supports a three-year, $100 million loan from a private bank to a coal exporter. The...

Wyoming v. United States Department of Interior

The Tenth Circuit dismissed petitions challenging National Park Service (NPS) rules governing snowmobile use in the Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway. Petitioners,...

Central Delta Water Agency v. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Serv.

A district court dismissed two local water agencies' NEPA action against various federal and state regulatory agencies, water districts, and other interested parties involved in the development and environmental review of the Bay Delta...

Clarkson, City of v. Mineta

The Eighth Circuit reversed and remanded a lower court's grant of summary judgment in favor of the U.S. Department of Transportation on a city's claims that the agency insufficiently considered the economic and environmental impact of a...

Wyoming Timber Indus. Ass'n v. U.S. Forest Serv.

The court holds that a timber association lacks standing under the National Forest Management Act (NFMA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to challenge the U.S. Forest Service's promulgation of an interim final rule that...