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Center for Biological Diversity v. United States Department of State

ELR Case

A district court dismissed a request to compel the State Department to release two reports concerning U.S. greenhouse gas emissions as required by the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change. An environmental group argued that the...

Mitigating Climate Change Through Transportation and Land Use Policy

ELR Article

A number of U.S. state and local governments have adopted strategies for reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from transportation and land development. Although some have made significant progress in reducing GHG emissions from the...

Citizens for a Healthy Community v. United States Bureau of Land Management

ELR Case

A district court ordered BLM and environmental groups to agree on a remedy for BLM's failure to address impacts from greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in its NEPA review for oil and gas development in Colorado. The groups argued that BLM...

Wildearth Guardians v. Zinke

ELR Case

A district court granted in part environmental groups' motion for summary judgment in a challenge to BLM authorization of oil and gas leasing on federal land in Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming. The groups argued that the EAs and FONSIs...

The Uncertain Future of California’s Vehicle Emission Standards

ELR Article

The Donald Trump Administration has proposed to revoke California’s long-standing authority to set its own vehicle emission standards. The success of California in mitigating air pollution and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions...

Clean Air Council v. United States

ELR Case

A district court dismissed a lawsuit brought by an environmental group and two children challenging federal rollbacks of environmental regulations. The plaintiffs sought a declaration that the government could not implement rollbacks...

84 FR 3444

ELR Federal Agency Update

Wildearth Guardians v. Zinke

ELR Case

A magistrate judge ruled in favor of environmental groups' motion for summary judgment in a challenge to the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement's (OSM's) approval of a coal mine expansion in southeastern Montana.The...

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