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subject matter jurisdiction

Hardwick v. 3M Co.

ELR Case

A district court denied chemical manufacturing companies' motions to dismiss a lawsuit seeking industry funds to study the human health impacts of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). An ex-firefighter argued that the companies'...

Riverkeeper, Inc. v. Wheeler

ELR Case

A district court granted EPA's motion to dismiss a CWA lawsuit seeking to require the Agency to publish New York's water quality standards. The Agency asserted that environmental groups lacked subject matter jurisdiction to bring the...

Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance v. Burke

ELR Case

The Tenth Circuit dismissed Utah's challenge to a settlement agreement that requires BLM to revise motorized vehicle trails in southern Utah to minimize potential harm to wildlife, cultural, and archaeological sites. Before a district...

New Jersey Conservation Foundation v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

ELR Case

A district court dismissed a constitutional challenge to FERC's issuance of certificates that stemmed from the agency's order granting a company the right to develop a natural gas pipeline. An environmental group argued that the agency'...

Center for Biological Diversity v. Wheeler

ELR Case

A district court dismissed a challenge to EPA's amendment to the 2015 Effluent Limitations Guidelines Rule, which established new limits and standards for various types of waste streams discharged by steam electric power plants....