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Sierra Club v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

The D.C. Circuit, in an unpublished opinion, denied an environmental group's petition for review challenging FERC's approval of a proposed liquefied natural gas project in Texas. The group argued that FERC violated NEPA in its...

Tennessee Clean Water Network v. Tennessee Valley Authority

A district court held that environmental groups may go forward with some, but not all, of their CWA claims against TVA concerning coal ash contamination stemming from a coal-fired power plant near Gallatin, Tennessee. The groups allege...

Petro Star Inc. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The D.C. Circuit granted a refining company's petition challenging FERC's methodology for determining payments to oil companies that use the Trans Alaska Pipeline System to transport oil in a commingled stream. Absent monetary...

Louisiana State v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

The Fifth Circuit reversed a lower court decision that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must bear all the costs of deauthorizing the Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet (MR-GO), instead holding that the Corps' cost-sharing formula with the...

Noble Energy, Inc. v. Jewell

The D.C. Circuit, in an unpublished opinion, upheld a lower court's grant of summary judgment in favor of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) after it ordered an energy company to permanently plug and abandon one...

McClung v. Paul

The Eighth Circuit held that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did not abuse its discretion when it revoked homeowners' permits to maintain a boat dock and stone steps on the public land between their property and a lake. The Corps...

SeaWorld of Florida, LLC v. Perez

The D.C. Circuit upheld the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission's finding that SeaWorld violated the OSH Act by exposing trainers to recognized hazards when working in close contact with killer whales during performances....

Kaufman v. Perez

The D.C. Circuit held that an EPA employee's lawsuit against the Agency for allegedly retaliating against him in violation of several environmental whistleblowing provisions was untimely. In 2000, the employee was working in EPA's...

Southwest Power Pool, Inc. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Committee

The D.C. Circuit vacated a FERC decision allowing a power company to use a regional transmission organization's (RTO's) transmission lines in order to join another RTO network. The two RTOs involved in this case had entered a joint...

Defenders of Wildlife v. United States Department of the Navy

The Eleventh Circuit affirmed a lower court decision dismissing environmental groups' claim that the U.S. Navy and the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) violated NEPA, the ESA, and the APA in deciding to install and operate an...

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