Current ELR Update

The cases listed below appear in the most recent issue of ELR's Weekly Update. For cases previously reported, please use the filter on the left.

Volume 53, Issue 27

53 ELR 20151
No(s). 2:23-CV-01157 (W.D. La. Sep 21, 2023)

A district court granted the state of Louisiana's and oil and gas companies' motions to preliminarily enjoin the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's (BOEM's) withdrawal of six million acres from, and addition of a term to, an oil and gas lease sale on the outer continental she

Keywords:
Natural Resources (generally)
53 ELR 20149
No(s). 20-10032-WGY and 20-10033-WGY (D. Mass. Sep 14, 2023)

A district court granted summary judgment for several bus companies in a CAA citizen suit alleging that the companies excessively idled their buses in violation of Massachusetts and Connecticut law. The companies moved for summary judgment, asserting the group lacked standing.

Keywords:
Citizen suits, Ā§304
53 ELR 20150
No(s). 22-9546 (10th Cir. Sep 18, 2023)

The Tenth Circuit, 2-1, granted in part an environmental group's challenge to EPA's approval of a Colorado SIP revision certifying that the state's existing, EPA-approved nonattainment new source review permitting program for the Denver Metro-North Front Range area met the requirem

Keywords:
State implementation plans (SIPs)