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United States v. Sterling Centrecorp Inc.

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court ruling in a lawsuit concerning the U.S. government's and California's recovery of cleanup costs from a hazardous waste spill in the Sierra Nevada foothills that released toxic amounts of arsenic...

Building Credibility: Lessons From the Leadership of William Ruckelshaus

ELR Article

The recent passing of William D. Ruckelshaus has recalled and re-invited comparisons between the Trump and Nixon presidencies. Although Ruckelshaus might be most widely remembered for the “Saturday Night Massacre,” a review of his...

NEPA's Promise: A Future in Which We All Thrive

ELR Article

NEPA is not about my agenda or your agenda. It is about solutions that work for all of us. This Comment offers a litmus test. The first section explains the promise NEPA makes to each of us, describing the integration, information...

Upstream Addicks and Barker (Texas) Flood-Control Reservoirs

ELR Case

The Court of Federal Claims held the U.S. government liable for the flooding of homes and businesses near two dams managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Houston during Hurricane Harvey. Property owners argued that the...

H.R. 2029, Public Law

ELR Congressional Update