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Forest Guardians v. Babbitt

The court holds that the Secretary of the Interior violated the Endangered Species Act (ESA) by failing to designate critical habitat for the silvery minnow. The Secretary claimed that he could not complete the minnow's critical habitat...

Rainsong Co. v. Federal Energy Regulatory Comm'n

The court holds untimely a company's notice of appeal of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC's) denial of its application for a license to build a hydroelectric dam in the Olympic National Forest. The court first holds that...

California v. Campbell

The court holds that the trustees of a manufacturer's estate are liable for the trichloroethylene (TCE) contamination under state nuisance and environmental laws. A district court issued interlocutory orders finding the trustees liable...

California v. Campbell

The court holds that the Eleventh Amendment does not immunize a receiver of estate trusts from being sued solely in its representative capacity. The state of California filed suit against the trustees of a manufacturer's estate to...

Concerned Citizens of Cohocton Valley v. New York State Dep't of Envtl. Conservation

A court dismisses two consolidated appeals that pertain to the construction and development of an interstate natural gas storage facility in New York. The first appeal was brought by the project developer who was concerned about the...

United States v. Rockwell Int'l Corp.

The court holds that it lacks jurisdiction over an interlocutory appeal of a district court's refusal to hold a pre-indictment hearing to determine if the government improperly used compelled employee statements in a grand jury...

General Atomics v. NRC

The court holds that a district court lacked jurisdiction over a parent corporation's challenge to a pending U.S. Nuclear Regualatory Commission (NRC) hearing to determine whether the company was liable for cleanup costs at the facility...

Public Serv. Co. of Colo. v. Batt

The court holds that it lacks jurisdiction to review a district court's May 1995 order reopening proceedings involving the transportation, handling, and storage of spent nuclear fuel at the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory. In June...

Citizens Awareness Network v. NRC

The court holds that it lacks jurisdiction to hear a citizen group's request for a preliminary injunction against the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to prevent further implementation of the early component removal plan for...

Klaudt v. Department of the Interior

The court holds that it lacks jurisdiction to review rancher's appeal of a district court decision dismissing their challenge to a tax imposed by an Indian tribe for grazing on their land, the ranchers omitted any reference to the...