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Burford abstention

Sierra Club v. FutureGen Industrial Alliance

ELR Case

A district court dismissed an environmental group's citizen suit in which it alleged a power company was attempting to construct a major modification of its coal-fired power plant in Illinois without a PSD permit in violation of the CAA...

Raritan Baykeeper v. NL Industries, Inc.

ELR Case

The Third Circuit vacated a lower court decision dismissing, on grounds of abstention, environmental groups' RCRA and CWA citizens suit in which they sought an injunction requiring the current and prior owners of a contaminated site...