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North Dakota v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

A district court held that its preliminary injunction enjoining EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from implementing the "waters of the United...

Pebble Ltd. Partnership v. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

A district court issued a preliminarily injunction barring EPA from taking further steps under CWA §404(c) in connection with the proposed Pebble Mine project in southwestern Alaska until after the court has ruled on the merits of the...

Smith v. Illinois Department of Natural Resources

ELR Case

An Illinois court denied residents' motion to preliminarily enjoin the state's proposed hydraulic fracturing rules from going into effect. Illinois' environmental agency promulgated the rules under the state Hydraulic Fracturing...

League of Wilderness Defenders/Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project v. Connaughton

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part a lower court decision denying environmental groups’ motion to preliminarily enjoin a logging project in the Whitman-Wallowa National Forest in northeast Oregon. The lower court...

Los Angeles, City of v. Kern, County of

ELR Case

A California appellate court upheld a lower court decision preliminarily enjoining a county from enforcing a voter-approved ballot measure banning the use of agricultural fertilizer made from recycled municipal sewage sludge in...

Minard Run Oil Co. v. United States Forest Service

ELR Case

The Third Circuit upheld a preliminary injunction against the U.S. Forest Service prohibiting it from halting any drilling in the Allegheny National Forest until a multi-year, forestwide EIS under NEPA is complete. Until recently, oil...

In Defense of Animals v. United States Department of the Interior

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit upheld the denial of animal rights groups' motion to preliminarily enjoin DOI from rounding up, destroying, or auctioning off wild horses and burros in the Twin Peaks Herd Management Area on the California-Nevada...

Center for Food Safety v. Vilsack

ELR Case

A district court issued a preliminary injunction ordering genetically modified sugar beet seedlingscalled stecklings...

Earth Island Institute v. Carlton

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court order denying an environmental group's motion to preliminarily enjoin the U.S. Forest Service from conducting post-wildfire logging in the Plumas National Forest. The group argued that the Forest...