Jump to Navigation
Jump to Content

ban

Save the Plastic Bag Coalition v. City & County of San Francisco

ELR Case

A California appellate court, in an unpublished opinion, upheld San Francisco's ban on the use of plastic "checkout bags" by retail establishments in the city and county. A group of plastic bag manufacturers and distributors filed suit...

Norse Energy Corp. v. Town of Dryden

ELR Case

A New York appellate court held that the state's Oil, Gas and Solution Mining Law (OGSML) does not preempt, either expressly or impliedly, a municipality's power to enact a local zoning ordinance banning all activities related to the...

Schmeer v. County of Los Angeles

ELR Case

A district court upheld a county ordinance prohibiting retail stores from providing plastic carryout bags and requiring them to charge customers 10 cents for each paper carryout bag provided. The paper carryout bag charge is not a tax...

Anschutz Exploration Corp. v. Town of Dryden

ELR Case

A New York court upheld a town's zoning amendment that bans hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) within its jurisdiction. The zoning amendment was enacted in response to a petition from town residents concerned about hydrofracking's...

Sierra Club v. California Parks & Recreation

ELR Case

A California appellate court upheld a lower court decision dismissing a petition to compel the state's parks and recreation department to ban off-highway vehicle recreation on certain leased portions of the Oceano Dunes State...

Save the Plastic Bag Coalition v. City of Manhattan Beach

ELR Case

California's highest court reversed a lower court decision that a city needed to prepare an environmental impact report (EIR) for a local ordinance banning the use of plastic bags by local businesses. The court agreed that the...

Hornbeck Offshore Services, LLC v. Salazar

ELR Case

A district court held DOI in contempt of court for imposing a second moratorium on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico after the court preliminarily enjoined the agency from enforcing the agency's original moratorium....