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S. 2630

ELR Congressional Update

Another Game Changer in the Making? Lessons From States Advancing Environmental Justice Through Mapping and Cumulative Impact Strategies

ELR Article

This Article focuses on lessons learned by the author from state practice in environmental justice mapping and screening, and their relationship to addressing the central issue of cumulative impacts.

H.R. 2434

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 2397

ELR Congressional Update

Bair v. California Department of Transportation

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit reversed a lower court ruling that the California Department of Transportation failed to adequately consider the environmental impacts of a proposed highway improvement project in a state park. Residents and...

Columbia Riverkeeper v. United States Army Corp of Engineers

ELR Case

A district court granted in part and denied in part environmental groups' motion for summary judgment in a challenge to the Army Corps of Engineers' approval of permits for a methanol plant in southwestern Washington. The groups argued...

Wild Virginia v. Council on Environmental Quality

ELR Case

A district court denied environmental groups' motion to preliminarily enjoin or stay a rule issued by CEQ revising the regulations for federal agencies to follow in implementing NEPA. The groups argued that the rule was inconsistent...

Wild Watershed v. Hurlocker

ELR Case

The Tenth Circuit upheld the Forest Service's approval of two forest-thinning projects in the Santa Fe National Forest. Environmental groups and individuals argued the Service violated NEPA by failing to adequately consider the projects...

Bark v. United States Forest Service

ELR Case

In an unpublished opinion, the Ninth Circuit held that the U.S. Forest Service's decision not to prepare an EIS for a tree-thinning project in Mount Hood National Forest was arbitrary and capricious. A district court concluded that the...

Alliance for the Wild Rockies v. Savage

ELR Case

In an unpublished opinion, the Ninth Circuit affirmed in part and remanded in part a district court order that lifted an injunction on a logging project in the Kootenai National Forest. Environmental groups sought to enjoin the project...