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Ohio v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

The Sixth Circuit dismissed as moot a lawsuit seeking to preliminarily enjoin EPA's 2015 Clean Water Rule that clarified the definition of "waters of the United States" under the CWA. Ohio and Tennessee challenged the validity of the...

Daimler Trucks North America LLC v. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit dismissed as moot truck engine manufacturers' lawsuit challenging four certificates of conformity EPA issued to another engine manufacturer pursuant to an interim final rule that allowed certificates to be issued to...

Stratford Holding, LLC v. Foot Locker Retail Inc.

ELR Case

A district court held that a property owner may go forward with its CERCLA claims against several retail stores in connection with contamination stemming from the property, but dismissed the owner's RCRA claims. The owner entered into a...

Louisiana Environmental Action Network v. City of Baton Rouge

ELR Case

The Fifth Circuit reversed and remanded a lower court decision dismissing an environmental group's CWA action against a city for violations at its wastewater treatment plants. The lower court erred in ruling that a 2002 consent...

United States v. Doe Run Resources Corp.

ELR Case

A district court held that a property owner that filed a RCRA, CAA, and CWA citizen suit against a mine may not...