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Oklahoma v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

A district court denied Oklahoma's motion to preliminarily enjoin EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from enforcing their 2015 Clean Water Rule. The state sought to enjoin the 2015 Rule from being enforced until a final judgment...

Indigenous Environmental Network v. United States Department of State

ELR Case

A district court granted in part and denied in part a pipeline company's motion to stay a previous order enjoining the company from continuing certain preconstruction activities on the Keystone XL oil pipeline until the State Department...

Indigenous Environmental Network v. United States Department of State

ELR Case

A district court granted in part and denied in part a pipeline company's motion to amend the court's previous order temporarily enjoining the company from constructing a cross-border oil pipeline known as Keystone XL. The company sought...

Georgia v. Pruitt

ELR Case

A district court granted 11 states' motion to preliminarily enjoin EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from implementing the "waters of the United States" rule, also known as the WOTUS rule or Clean Water Rule. The states...

Marcellus Shale Coalition v. Department of Environmental Protection

ELR Case

A Pennsylvania court preliminarily enjoined the commonwealth from enforcing certain Marcellus Shale drilling regulations pending the outcome of an industry group's lawsuit. The group alleged that the regulations were unreasonable,...

Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

The Sixth Circuit issued a nationwide stay enjoining the "waters of the United States" rule pending the court's determination as to whether it has subject matter jurisdiction to review the rule. The court held that the petitioning...

Myers v. Bureau of Land Management

ELR Case

A district court held BLM liable under the CWA for discharging pollutants from two of its wells into a tributary of the Arkansas River without a permit, but refused to enjoin the agency from further discharges. BLM is clearly in...

Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee LLC v. Shumlin

ELR Case

The Second Circuit upheld a lower court's permanent injunction barring the state of Vermont from bringing an enforcement action, or taking other action, to...

Sierra Club, Inc. v. Bostick

ELR Case

A district court denied environmental groups' motion to preliminarily enjoin the construction of segments of the Keystone XL pipeline. After an oil company's original request to complete the Keystone XL pipeline was denied by President...