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CF&I Steel, Ltd. Partnership v. Air Pollution Control Div.

The court affirms a trial court ruling that 760 pages of documents that a steel mill had previously provided to Colorado's state environmental agency constitutes "emission data" that could be disclosed to a union intervening in a state...

Abraham v. Rockwell Int'l Corp.

The court holds that a defense contractor that operated the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant in Colorado could recover under its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) legal fees and other costs it incurred in a successful...

United States v. Power Eng'g Co.

The court holds that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may seek to enforce the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act's (RCRA's) financial assurances requirements against an engineering company even though the state of...

Board of County Comm'rs v. Vail Assocs., Inc.

The court holds that a Colorado statute that exempts from taxation certain possessory interests in tax-exempt property violates the state constitution. A ski area operator, whose ski resort is located on federal land, filed suit...

United States v. Power Eng'g Co.

The court rejects the Eighth Circuit's holding in Harmon Industries, Inc. v. Browner, 191 F.3d 894, 29 ELR 21412 (8th Cir. 1999), and holds that the Resource Conservation...

Board of the County Comm'rs of the County of Arapahoe v. Crystal Creek Homeowners' Ass'n

The court affirms a state water court decision denying and dismissing with prejudice a county's applications for decrees for conditional water rights for a large water storage project west of the Continental Divide in the Upper Gunnison...

Atlantic Richfield Co. v. Farm Credit Bank of Wichita

The court affirms in part and reverses in part various rulings made by a district court resolving the claims and counterclaims of a lessee and three lessors of several oil and gas leases in Huerfano County, Colorado. The lessors'...

Power Eng'g Co. v. Royal Ins. Co. of Am.

The court holds that under Colorado law, an insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify an industrial crankshaft reconditioning company that was the subject of state and federal lawsuits for spilling chromic acid at its plant, thereby...

Colorado Farm Bureau Fed'n v. U.S. Forest Serv.

The court holds that farmer and cattlemen associations lack standing under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), 5 U.S.C. §551(13), to challenge the U.S. Forest Service's involvement with the Colorado lynx recovery plan, which...

Blackhawk-Central City Sanitation Dist. v. American Guarantee & Liab. Ins. Co.

The court grants in part a petition to clarify an April 11, 2000, decision in which it applied Colorado law and reversed a district court holding that the pollution exclusion clause in one of two policies held by a sanitation district...