Weekly Cases Update Volume 50, Issue 8

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Volume 50, Issue 18

ELR 2014218-2121-ag and 18-2670-ag(2d Cir., )

The Second Circuit granted in part and denied in part a challenge to provisions of EPA's Mercury Reporting Rule that exempted certain manufacturers of mercury or mercury-added products from reporting requirements.

Keywords:
Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)
ELR 2014319-1609 and 19-1610(6th Cir., )

The Sixth Circuit reversed, 2-1, a district court ruling that required the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to comply with the ESA and NEPA before approving an oil pipeline operator's response plans for addressing the risk of a potential oil spill.

Keywords:
Oil and hazardous substance spills, Ā§311
ELR 2014418-cv-05857-YGR(N.D. Cal., )

A district court denied partial summary judgment in a challenge to a county board's decision not to renew two conditional use permits (CUPs) for continued operation of an oil extraction and production facility in Livermore, California.

Keywords:
Natural Resources (generally)