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Category "Environmental Liability"

Ninth Circuit Finds Fish and Wildlife Service Could Not Withhold Some Draft Jeopardy Opinions from Disclosure Under FOIA Exemption

This action deals with materials generated during the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed new [...]

Fourth Circuit Find Army Corps Lacked Statutory Authority to Nullify State-Imposed Special Conditions on CWA Nationwide Permit

A pipeline developer sought to rely on a nationwide permit under the federal Clean Water [...]

Automakers File Amicus Brief in the Ninth Circuit in the Volkswagen ‘Clean Diesel’ Suit Arguing for Federal Preemption

On December 13, 2018, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc., the Association of Global Automakers, [...]

U.S. District Court Dismisses Clean Water Act Citizen Suit Challenging Unpermitted Discharge of Pollutants Via Groundwater Seeps

Environmental group brought citizen suit challenging unpermitted discharge of coal ash wastewater via groundwater seeps [...]