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Comment on Environmental Enforcement in Dire Straits: There Is No Protection for Nothing and No Data for Free

ELR Article

While I take issue with the title, suggesting that environmental enforcement is in “dire straits,” the body of Professors Flatt and Collins' article does not actually evaluate enforcement, but rather enters the oft-discussed...

Center for Biological Diversity v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

A district court held that EPA need not issue endangerment findings under the CAA for marine vessels and nonroad vehicles and engines, but it denied the Agency's motion to dismiss environmental groups' request for an endangerment...

Sierra Club v. Jackson

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit upheld the dismissal of a CAA citizen suit challenging EPA's failure to take action to prevent the construction of three proposed pollution-emitting facilities in Kentucky. The lower court held that there was no...

Medical Waste Institute v. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit denied medical waste trade associations' petition for review challenging EPA's performance...

American Electric Power Co. v. Connecticut

ELR Case

The U.S. Supreme Court held that the CAA displaces any federal common law right to seek abatement of carbon dioxide...

Jensen Family Farms, Inc. v. Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit held that the CAA does not preempt a local air district's adoption and enforcement of rules...

Resurrection Bay Conservation Alliance v. City of Seward

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit reversed a lower court decision denying the award of attorney fees to an environmental group in...

76 FR 23879

ELR Federal Agency Update

76 FR 23876

ELR Federal Agency Update

76 FR 23769

ELR Federal Agency Update