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Council on Environmental Quality Rescinds Trump Administration Draft Guidance that Limited the Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions During Environmental Reviews under NEPA

Council on Environmental Quality Rescinds Trump Administration Draft Guidance that Limited the Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions During Environmental Reviews under NEPA

By Patrick Veasy and Hina Gupta On February 19, 2021, the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Finds FOIA’s Deliberative Process Exemption Protected Draft Biological Opinions from Public Disclosure

U.S. Supreme Court Finds FOIA’s Deliberative Process Exemption Protected Draft Biological Opinions from Public Disclosure

By James Purvis The Sierra Club brought a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) action against the [...]

D.C. Circuit Vacates Federal Easement Awarded to Dakota Access Pipeline, Finding U.S. Army Corps Violated NEPA By Failing to Prepare an EIS

D.C. Circuit Vacates Federal Easement Awarded to Dakota Access Pipeline, Finding U.S. Army Corps Violated NEPA By Failing to Prepare an EIS

By Bridget McDonald In Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers, the [...]

D.C. Circuit Finds that the Flexible Ozone Offsets Program Not Authorized under the Clean Air Act

D.C. Circuit Finds that the Flexible Ozone Offsets Program Not Authorized under the Clean Air Act

By Deborah Quick Congress sought to diminish state discretion to regulate six specific air pollutants by [...]