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Air

A district court denied environmental groups' motion for partial summary judgment in a CAA…
The First Circuit affirmed the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection's (MDEP…

Climate Change

In an emergency order, the U.S. Supreme Court denied several states' application to vacate the…
The First Circuit again affirmed a district court order that remanded to state court Rhode Island…

Energy

The D.C. Circuit upheld FERC's approval of a dam operator's flood protection plan for a…
The D.C. Circuit granted in part and denied in part petitions to review FERC's order approving…

Governance

The Federal Circuit reversed a Court of Federal Claims ruling that the U.S. government was not…
A district court granted a developer's motion to dismiss a challenge to the Army Corps of…

Land Use

President Joe Biden’s Executive Order No. 14008 of January 2021 called for the Administration to…
The Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment for FWS in a challenge to its 2016 Kenai Rule, which…

Natural Resources

The D.C. Circuit affirmed a district court's dismissal of landowners' challenge to FERC…
The Ninth Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part a district court's grant of summary…

Toxic Substances

The Ninth Circuit granted in part and denied in part a petition to review EPA's determination…
The Ninth Circuit vacated EPA's denial of a petition to cancel the registration of the…

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 D.C. Circuit upheld FERC's approval of a dam operator's flood protection plan for a…
The Nevada Supreme Court held, 4-3, that the state's top water official had authority to…

Wildlife

A district court granted FWS' motion for voluntary remand in a challenge to its 2020 decision…
A district court granted an environmental group's motion to preliminarily enjoin the Forest…