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Rocky Mountain Peace & Justice Center v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service

A district court affirmed FWS' decision to modify the location of certain planned multi-use trails in Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge. Nonprofit groups argued FWS violated NEPA by failing to prepare a supplemental EIS for the trail...

Los Angeles, City of v. Dickson

In an unpublished opinion, the Ninth Circuit granted in part and dismissed in part a challenge to two FAA actions concerning a revised flight path at Los Angeles International Airport. The cities of Los Angeles and Culver City argued...

PennEast Pipeline Co., LLC v. New Jersey

The U.S. Supreme Court held, 5-4, that the Natural Gas Act authorizes FERC certificate holders to condemn all necessary rights-of-way, whether owned by private parties or states, in a lawsuit concerning construction of a 116-mile...

Food & Water Watch v. United States Department of Agriculture

The D.C. Circuit vacated a district court's grant of summary judgment to USDA's Farm Service Agency in a lawsuit concerning the agency's loan approval for a chicken farm in Maryland. An environmental group argued the EA made in...

Environmental Defense Fund v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

The D.C. Circuit vacated FERC's issuance of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for construction of a natural gas pipeline in the St. Louis area. An environmental group argued FERC's decision to award the certificate...

Living Rivers v. Hoffman

A district court dismissed a lawsuit concerning BLM's suspension of oil and gas leases sold in Utah in 2018. Environmental groups argued BLM violated NEPA by failing to prepare an EIS prior to suspending the leases. BLM moved to dismiss...

Wild Virginia v. Council on Environmental Quality

A district court dismissed a challenge to CEQ's adoption of revised regulations implementing NEPA following an allegedly defective notice-and-comment process. Conservation groups argued the revised regulations harmed them or will harm...

Louisiana v. Biden

A district court granted states' motion to preliminarily enjoin the president's Executive Order pausing new oil and gas leases on public lands and in offshore waters. The states argued the "pause" violated the APA, the Outer Continental...

the Application of Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership, for a Certificate of Need and a Routing Permit for the Proposed Line 3 Replacement Project in Minnesota From the North Dakota Border to the Wisconsin Border

A state appellate court upheld, 2-1, a certificate of need and routing permit granted by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission for replacement of a portion of the Line 3 oil pipeline. Native American tribes and environmental groups...

Western Watersheds Project v. Bernhardt

A district court remanded without vacatur oil and gas lease sales approved by BLM in greater sage-grouse habitat in Montana and Wyoming. Conservation groups argued BLM violated NEPA by failing to consider their proposed alternative of...

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