Air

The Fourth Circuit, 2-1, granted West Virginia's motion to stay EPA's disapproval of its…
The Fifth Circuit, 2-1, denied petitions to review EPA's 2016 designation of two counties in…

Climate Change

Last September, the Biden Administration announced the American Climate Corps, a workforce training…
Many environmental law paradigms focus on fixed points. Sometimes, the fixed points are in the past…

Energy

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) both…
This Article analyzes domestic hurdles to renewable energy development, and explores effective…

Governance

The Tenth Circuit, 2-1, affirmed in part and reversed in part summary judgment for an oil and gas…
The Fourth Circuit reversed a district court order abstaining from ruling on constitutional claims…

Land Use

The United States has historically valued free access to most public lands. But federal land…
In April, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposed new regulations governing land management …

Natural Resources

Since passage of the early natural resource protection laws and regulations in the United States…
The D.C. Circuit on remand reinstated its prior judgment in a challenge to FERC's issuance of…

Toxic Substances

The Eleventh Circuit vacated a district court's conclusion that FIFRA expressly preempted a…
A district court vacated three pesticide registrations issued by EPA in 2020 for "over-the-top…

Waste

A district court denied a mining company's motion for partial summary judgment in a lawsuit…
A district court granted DOE's motion to dismiss a lawsuit over the social and economic…

Water

A district court granted in part environmental groups' motion for summary judgment in a…
The Fifth Circuit vacated a district court ruling in a decades-long dispute over whether a property…

Wildlife

Climate change and invasive species are jeopardizing already endangered and threatened species,…
A district court granted in part and denied in part a tribe's motion for partial summary…