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Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

A district court denied a motion to preliminarily enjoin construction of a replacement for the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline. Native American tribes and environmental groups challenged the Army Corps of Engineers' issuance of a permit...

Sovereign Iñupiat for a Living Arctic v. Bureau of Land Management

A district court denied environmental groups' motions to enjoin an oil company from undertaking construction this winter on an oil and gas project in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. One group argued BLM violated the ESA by...

Montana Environmental Information Center v. Bernhardt

A district court denied a motion for preliminary injunction in a challenge to DOI's approval of a mine expansion in Montana. Conservation groups argued the Department's EIS failed to sufficiently consider the cumulative impacts of...

Gwich'in Steering Committee v. Bernhardt

A district court denied motions to preliminarily enjoin BLM from issuing oil and gas leases and authorizing seismic activity in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Indigenous and environmental groups argued that BLM violated, among...

Sierra Club v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

A district court denied a motion to preliminarily enjoin construction of a power transmission line through the Western Maine Mountains. Environmental groups challenged the Army Corps of Engineers' decision to issue a CWA/Rivers and...

Hirt v. Richardson

The court holds that individuals' National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) suit against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) seeking to enjoin the agency from shipping the nuclear material mixed oxide uranium (MOx), from the United...

Idaho Sporting Congress v. Alexander

The court holds that a district court erroneously denied an environmental group's motion for a preliminary injunction to prevent the U.S. Forest Service from proceeding with certain timber sales in the Payette National Forest in Idaho....

Bayou Liberty Ass'n v. Corps of Eng'rs

The court holds moot a neighborhood association's claim that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the National Environmental Policy Act when it issued a permit for the construction of a retail development. The court first holds...

Ross v. Federal Highway Admin.

The court affirms a district court decision enjoining further construction on a Kansas highway project until the Federal Highway Administration (FHwA) completes a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) supplemental environmental...

South Bronx Coalition for Clean Air v. Conroy

The court dismisses environmental groups' motion to enjoin the sale of a former bus depot in the South Bronx, New York. The sale is part of a plan to develop a former rail yard adjacent to the depot. The plan provides for an intermodal...