Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA)

A district court dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction a lawsuit concerning an advisory committee on hunting chartered by DOI under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Nonprofit groups…

The First Circuit reversed the dismissal of a challenge to an EPA directive that prohibits scientists in receipt of certain EPA grants from serving on the Agency's federal advisory committees…

A district court held that the developers of the proposed Pebble copper and gold mine in Alaska who filed a Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) claim against EPA following the Agency's…

A district court dismissed portions of a mining company's lawsuit against EPA alleging that the Agency violated the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) during its review of the proposed…

A district court dismissed claims that the workplace safety exposure levels—or threshold limit values—for silica, copper, n-propyl bromide, and diesel particulate matter are adopted by the…

The court reversed a lower court's dismissal of an environmental group's Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) claim in a dispute over the registration of two pesticides containing…

The court reverses and remands a district court decision dismissing a Native American tribe's claim that the Southern Everglades Restoration Alliance (SERA) had violated the Federal Advisory…

The court affirms a district court's grant of summary judgment to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on a toxicologist's claim that EPA violated the Federal Advisory…

The court holds that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) did not "utilize" a cement industry working group as an "advisory committee" within the meaning of the…

The court affirms a district court injunction against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's use of a scientific report prepared in violation of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) that…