The Eleventh Circuit vacated a district court's conclusion that FIFRA expressly preempted a state failure-to-warn claim brought by a Georgia landowner against the manufacturer of the weedkiller Roundup.
A district court granted DOE's motion to dismiss a lawsuit over the social and economic impacts of storing spent nuclear fuel at Idaho National Laboratory.
The February issue of ELR features articles on accelerating clean energy; the past, present, and future of recreation fees on federal public lands; and regulation of products with PFAS. The issue also includes a transcript from a recent webinar that explored the successes and shortcomings of the ESA and discussed what might happen next as climate change increases the risk of extinction.
December 2023 marked 50 years since the Endangered Species Act (ESA) was signed into law. The ESA has proven resilient to numerous legal challenges and saved many species from extinction. But its overall success has been debated.