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H.R. 4322, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

S. 2245, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Barton v. Meddock

ELR Case

A district court remanded to state court landowners' claims for damages caused by defendants' alleged disposal of hazardous materials on their property. The landowners originally filed the suit in state court, but the defendants...

S. 1836, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Georgetown County League of Women Voters v. Smith Land Co.

ELR Case

The South Carolina Supreme Court reversed a lower court decision dismissing a group's declaratory judgment action against a developer for filling isolated wetlands on its property without a permit. The lower court, relying on the U.S...

United States v. Tohono O'Odham Nation

ELR Case

The U.S. Supreme Court held that a Native American tribe's suit against federal officials in district court seeking equitable relief...

Precon Development Corp. v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Case

The Fourth Circuit reversed and remanded a lower court decision upholding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' conclusion that it had jurisdiction over wetlands on a developer's property. The Corps permissibly defined the scope of its...