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Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance v. Norton

The court reverses and remands a district court decision holding that it lacked subject matter jurisdiction to review an environmental group's claims that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) violated the Federal Land Policy and...

El Paso Refinery, Ltd. Partnership v. TRMI Holdings, Inc.

The court affirms a district court decision allocating liability among past and present owners for contamination at an oil refinery site. The refinery was built in 1929 by a gasoline company. In 1984 it was spun off to a wholly owned...

New York Pub. Interest Research Group v. Whitman

The court holds that it lacked power under the Clean Air Act (CAA) to grant an environmental group's request to compel the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to disclose information addressing EPA's nationwide administration of...

Exxon Chems. Am. v. Chao

The court dismisses a company's petition for review of a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Administration Review Board (ARB) order remanding for further fact-finding and consideration an employee's claim that the company violated the Clean...

MSOF Corp. v. Exxon Corp.

The court holds that a district court lacked jurisdiction under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the All Writs Act to hear landowners' land contamination claim against various...

National Wildlife Fed'n v. Caldera

The court holds that it lacks jurisdiction over claims brought by environmental groups against various governmental agencies protesting the issuance by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (the Corps) of 23 permits for various kinds of...

United States v. Detroit, City of

The court vacates a district court order requiring the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to accept dredged material in order to prevent the frustration of a consent decree designed to address water pollution problems around Detroit, Michigan...

Tennessee Valley Auth. v. EPA

The court holds that it has jurisdiction to review a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Environmental Appeals Board (EAB) decision upholding three EPA orders against the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) requiring the TVA to...

Burbank, Cal., City of v. United States

The court holds that the U.S. Court of Federal Claims improperly dismissed a city's breach of contract claims against the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) for lack of jurisdiction. The BPA was created to serve the Pacific Northwest...

Londonderry Neighborhood Coalition v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The court holds that it lacks jurisdiction to review a neighborhood group's petition to review a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) decision that certified a natural gas pipeline replacement project in New Hampshire. The group...