Weekly Cases Update Volume 48, Issue 12

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Volume 48, Issue 30

ELR 2018016-1314(D.C. Cir., )

The D.C. Circuit denied two petitions to review EPA attainment designations for the 2010 sulfur dioxide NAAQS.

Designation as attainment/nonattainment
ELR 2018215-15754(9th Cir., )

In a modified opinion that withdraws a prior published opinion, the Ninth Circuit found that an environmental group has standing to challenge a uranium mining company's right to operate on land previously withdrawn from new mining claims. The group argued that the U.S.

Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA)
ELR 201781:16-cv-01822-LTB(D. Colo., )

A district court granted in part environmental groups' request for judicial review of BLM's resource management plan (RMP) for an area in the Colorado River Valley.

Discussion of, held inadequate, Cumulative impacts
ELR 20179C17-289RSM(W.D. Wash., )

A district court ordered EPA to issue a temperature total maximum daily load (TMDL) under the CWA for the Columbia and Snake Rivers, which are native habitat for endangered and threatened salmon and steelhead populations.

Total maximum daily loads (TMDLs), §303(d)
ELR 2018117-16677(9th Cir., )

In an unpublished opinion, the Ninth Circuit vacated a district court's order granting summary judgment to environmental groups challenging DOJ's McKittrick policy.