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Category "Environmental Liability"

Ninth Circuit Requires U.S. Forest Service to Prepare EIS—Finds Environmental Assessment for Restoration Project Inadequate

Ninth Circuit Requires U.S. Forest Service to Prepare EIS—Finds Environmental Assessment for Restoration Project Inadequate

By Travis Brooks The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently rejected an Environmental [...]

Allegations of RICO Violations In ‘Clean Diesel’ Litigation Survive Motion to Dismiss at the U.S. District Court

Allegations of RICO Violations In ‘Clean Diesel’ Litigation Survive Motion to Dismiss at the U.S. District Court

By Deborah Quick A third U.S. District Court has rejected a motion to dismiss Racketeer Influenced [...]

U.S. District Court finds Nationwide Permit for Keystone Xl Pipeline Project Violates the Endangered Species Act

U.S. District Court finds Nationwide Permit for Keystone Xl Pipeline Project Violates the Endangered Species Act

By Patrick Skahan and Rebecca Andrews The U.S. District Court for the District of Montana recently [...]

U.S. Supreme Court Finds State Law Claims for Oilfield Cleanup Restoration Plan More Stringent than a CERCLA Plan May Require EPA Approval

U.S. Supreme Court Finds State Law Claims for Oilfield Cleanup Restoration Plan More Stringent than a CERCLA Plan May Require EPA Approval

By Nathalie Camarena and Rebecca Andrews The U.S. Supreme Court determined that the Comprehensive Environmental Response, [...]