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Category "Environmental Liability"

Ninth Circuit Holds that Extinction-Level Threat to Listed Species Is Not Required Before an Injunction Can Issue under the Endangered Species Act

Plaintiffs are environmental conservation groups that filed its action against the Federal Defendants Biological Opinion [...]

California Local Nuisance Cases Against Oil and Gas Producers Remanded to State Court

Multiple suits alleging state common law claims against major oil and gas producers have been [...]

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to Relax Emissions Standards for Light-Duty Vehicles

On April 2, 2018, after months of suggesting the Trump administration would roll back the [...]

Ninth Circuit Holds that Use of Groundwater Injection Wells Required Clean Water Act NPDES Permit

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that groundwater injection wells may result in [...]