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Volume 51, Issue 34
No(s). 16-1430 (D.C. Cir. Nov 12, 2021)
The D.C. Circuit granted a trade group's petition to review a 2016 rule issued by EPA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that set greenhouse gas emissions and fuel efficiency standards for medium- and heavy-duty engines and vehicles.
No(s). 17-5260 (D.C. Cir. Nov 16, 2021)
The D.C. Circuit dismissed as moot Alaska's challenge to the Forest Service's 2001 Roadless Rule.
No(s). 21-1873 (1st Cir. Nov 16, 2021)
The First Circuit granted NOAA's motion to stay a district court order preliminarily enjoining the agency's partial seasonal closure of a Maine lobster fishery to protect endangered North Atlantic right whales.
No(s). 20-422 (2d Cir. Nov 29, 2021)
The Second Circuit reversed in part and vacated in part a district court ruling that ordered EPA to disclose records pursuant to a FOIA request related to a former Agency official's role in pesticide policymaking.
No(s). 20-70272 and 20-70464 (9th Cir. Nov 18, 2021)
The Ninth Circuit, 2-1, denied a petition for review challenging FAA's decision that found no significant environmental impact stemming from construction and operation of an air cargo facility at the San Bernardino International Airport.
No(s). 143, Orig. (U.S. Nov 22, 2021)
The U.S. Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit brought by Mississippi against Tennessee seeking damages for a Tennessee city's pumping of groundwater from the Middle Claiborne Aquifer.