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Sierra Club v. Chesapeake Operating, LLC

ELR Case

A district court abstained from rendering a decision in a case concerning earthquakes allegedly caused by fracking operations in Oklahoma, choosing to instead defer to the expertise of a state commission. An environmental group brought...

Catskill Mountains Chapter of Trout Unlimited v. EPA

ELR Case

The Second Circuit overturned a district court ruling that a 2008 EPA rule exempting water transfers from NPDES permitting requirements was contrary to the requirements established by the CWA. Several environmental groups brought suit...