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Jam v. International Finance Corp.

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit affirmed dismissal of a lawsuit brought by Indian fishermen and farmers against the World Bank in connection with a $450 million loan issued for the construction of a coal-fired power plant in India. The plaintiffs...

H.R. 247

ELR Congressional Update

San Francisco Baykeeper v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

A district court vacated EPA's 2019 determination that found no jurisdictional waters under the CWA at a salt production complex bordering the southwestern San Francisco Bay. The Agency argued that the CWA did not apply to the complex...

Patchak v. Zinke

ELR Case

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the 2014 Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act, which reaffirmed as trust land certain property on which a Native American tribe wished to build a casino and provided that any future or pending actions...

H.R. 564, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 337, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

S. 35, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 6288, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

S. 2223, Committee Action

ELR Congressional Update

North Dakota v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

A district court stayed further proceedings in litigation challenging EPA's "waters of the United States" (WOTUS) rule pending any further decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit or the U.S. Supreme Court. Numerous...