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WildEarth Guardians v. Bernhardt

ELR Case

A district court granted BLM's request to remand without vacatur 27 oil and gas leasing decisions across five states. Environmental groups argued that BLM failed to consider the cumulative impacts of the leases as required under NEPA,...

Board of County Commissioners of Boulder County v. Suncor Energy (U.S.A.) Inc.

ELR Case

The Tenth Circuit affirmed a district court ruling that remanded to state court a climate change lawsuit against oil companies for contributing to global warming-related damage in Colorado. Three local government entities argued before...

County of San Mateo v. Chevron Corp.

ELR Case

A district court granted California cities' motions to remand their climate change tort actions against oil and gas companies back to state court. Although their state law claims raise national and perhaps global questions, they should...

State ex rel. Koster v. Republic Services, Inc.

ELR Case

A district court granted Missouri's remand request to litigate in state court its lawsuit against the owner and operator of a landfill in connection with an uncontrolled, underground trash fire at the site. The state alleged various...

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...