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ANR Pipeline Co. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The court upholds a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) order and denies a gas pipeline operator's petition to review FERC's decision not to hold a comparative hearing before permitting a competitor of the operator to build and...

Prestage Farms, Inc. v. Board of Supervisors of Noxubee County, Miss.

The court holds that a hog producer lacks standing to challenge a Monroe County, Mississippi, ordinance regulating new and expanding swine farming in the county. The hog producer purchases hogs from smaller independent farms in order to...

Chenoweth v. Clinton

The court holds that congressional representatives lack standing to sue to enjoin implementation of the President's American Heritage Rivers Initiative, which was established by executive order. The representatives claim that by issuing...

Bear Lodge Multiple Use Ass'n v. Babbitt

The court holds that a group of rock climbers lack standing to challenge as a violation of the Establishment Clause the National Park Service's voluntary closure of Devils Tower National Monument in its final climbing management plan (...

Sierra Club v. Glickman

The court holds that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) violated Endangered Species Act (ESA) §7(a)(1) by failing to consult with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) in carrying out endangered species conservation programs...

Animal Legal Defense Fund, Inc. v. Glickman

The court holds that an individual who suffered aesthetic injuries while observing captive animals living under inhumane conditions at a zoo has standing to challenge U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations as violating the...

National Solid Waste Management Ass'n v. Williams

The court holds that a Minnesota statute requiring public entities to comply with county waste management plans does not violate the federal Commerce Clause. The court first holds that the appellant waste contractors' association does...

Animal Legal Defense Fund, Inc. v. Glickman

The court holds that an animal welfare group and three individuals lack standing to challenge a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal Welfare Act (AWA) regulation that allows exhibitors of captive primates to develop independent...

National Solid Waste Management Ass'n v. Williams

The court holds that a Minnesota waste management statute that requires public entities to comply with county waste management plans does not violate the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution by barring the importation of waste...

Florida Audubon Soc'y v. Bentsen

The court holds that environmental groups lack standing to challenge the U.S. Treasury Department's failure to prepare an environmental impact statement for its authorization of an alternative fuel additive tax credit. The groups...