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Air

The First Circuit affirmed the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection's (MDEP…
In 2009, when carbon dioxide (CO2) levels were at 387.43 parts per million, the Center for…

Climate Change

A district court granted Delaware's motion to remand to state court its climate liability…
Courts across the globe recognize that human-induced climate change leads to more frequent and…

Energy

The D.C. Circuit remanded DOE's 2020 rule that set more stringent energy efficiency standards…
The D.C. Circuit remanded FERC orders rejecting an Oklahoma city's complaint that a…

Governance

A district court dismissed as moot a lawsuit seeking to reinstate a permit for the Keystone XL oil…
More than 50 years ago, Franklin Kury drafted and championed an Environmental Rights Amendment to…

Land Use

A district court halted construction of a proposed high-voltage transmission line through the Upper…
The D.C. Circuit dismissed as moot Alaska's challenge to the Forest Service's 2001…

Natural Resources

An Illinois appellate court set aside the Illinois Commerce Commission's decision to allow the…
A district court granted environmental groups' motion to preliminarily enjoin wildfire logging…

Toxic Substances

The Second Circuit denied two petitions to review EPA's final rule restricting access by…
The D.C. Circuit vacated EPA's authorization of the pesticide aldicarb for use on oranges and…

Waste

Plastics pollution has been an issue in the United States since discovery of the Great Pacific…
The Ninth Circuit, 2-1, vacated summary judgment for a California city in a RCRA citizen suit…

Water

The Ninth Circuit remanded EPA's issuance of an NPDES general permit for concentrated animal…
A district court vacated EPA's denial of an environmental group's petition to issue new…

Wildlife

A district court granted environmental groups' motion for summary judgment in a challenge to…
The Washington Supreme Court upheld the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's issuance…