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Voigt v. Coyote Creek Mining Co., LLC

ELR Case

The Eighth Circuit affirmed, 2-1, a ruling in favor of a mining company in a challenge to the company's failure to obtain a CAA construction permit for a mine in rural North Dakota. The owners of an adjacent ranch argued that the...

Atchafalaya Basinkeeper v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Case

The Fifth Circuit vacated a lower court's decision to preliminarily enjoin a pipeline company from constructing part of a pipeline through the Atchafalaya Basin, a sensitive wetlands area in southern Louisiana. Environmental groups...

Ohio: Water

ELR State Update Item

Wildearth Guardians v. Public Service Co. of Colorado

ELR Case

The Tenth Circuit dismissed as moot an environmental group's CAA citizen suit against an energy company for building a new coal-fired power plant in Pueblo, Colorado, without a valid construction permit. Although the project initially...