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Category "Environmental Liability"

U.S. District Court Allows Claims Brought By Children Against the Federal Government for Failure to Protect Against Climate Change to Proceed

The U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon recently denied the federal government’s challenge [...]

Fifth Circuit Reverses and Remands District Court’s Summary Judgment on Whether Land Constituted Waters of the United States

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Firth Circuit recently reversed and remanded the decision [...]

California Releases Action Plan with a Goal of 1.5 Million Zero-Emission Vehicles

On October 12, 2016, California Governor Jerry Brown’s Interagency Working Group on Zero-Emission Vehicles (ZEV) [...]

U.S. EPA’s Collection of Private Information for Clean Water Act Enforcement Shielded From Freedom of Information Act Disclosure by Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals

As government agencies collect private information in increasingly large and sophisticated data caches, that data [...]