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Minnesota Sands, LLC v. Winona, Minnesota, County of

ELR Case

Minnesota's high court upheld an appellate court ruling in favor of a county's zoning ordinance that bans all industrial-mineral mining, including silica-sand mining. A silica-sand mining company argued the ordinance violated the...

Delaware Riverkeeper Network v. Sunoco Pipeline L.P.

ELR Case

A Pennsylvania court affirmed a lower court decision dismissing residents' and an environmental group's lawsuit challenging the construction of a natural gas pipeline through a suburban township. The plaintiffs argued that a local...

Miami-Dade County v. Florida Power & Light Co.

ELR Case

A Florida appellate court reversed and remanded the state siting board's decision to permit a power company to construct and operate two new nuclear generating units and to install miles of new transmission lines in and near the East...