Environmental impact statement (EIS)

In an unpublished opinion, the Ninth Circuit affirmed dismissal of a lawsuit concerning the Forest Service's 1987 plan for Custer Gallatin National Forest. An environmental group argued that…

A district court vacated and remanded BOEM's approval of an oil and gas lease sale covering 80.8 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico. Environmental groups argued that BOEM violated NEPA by…

The Fourth Circuit vacated and remanded the Forest Service's and BLM's renewed records of decision (RODs) for an interstate natural gas pipeline to cross through Jefferson National…

A district court granted environmental groups' motion to preliminarily enjoin wildfire logging projects in the Willamette National Forest. The groups argued the Forest Service violated NEPA…

A district court granted in part summary judgment for environmental groups in a challenge to FWS' and the Forest Service's decisions regarding a logging and prescribed burning project in…

A district court granted summary judgment for the Federal Highway Administration (FHwA) in a challenge to FHwA's decision to allow the North Carolina Department of Transportation to construct…

A district court denied summary judgment for the state of Missouri in a challenge to the Bureau of Reclamation's approval of a water supply project in North Dakota. Missouri argued the Bureau…

A district court granted in part and denied in part summary judgment for an environmental group and U.S. congressman in a lawsuit concerning enforcement activity along the U.S.-Mexico border. The…

A district court vacated BLM's approval of an oil and gas project in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska. Indigenous and environmental groups argued BLM violated NEPA by failing to…

A district court denied nonprofit groups' motion for summary judgment in a challenge to BLM's decision authorizing a power company to construct a portion of an electrical transmission…