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Ninth Circuit Finds Federal Agencies Violated National Environmental Policy Act and Endangered Species Act in Approving Offshore Oil Facility

Ninth Circuit Finds Federal Agencies Violated National Environmental Policy Act and Endangered Species Act in Approving Offshore Oil Facility

By James Purvis Various conservation groups brought suit challenging the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau [...]

Ninth Circuit Finds BLM Not Required to Prepare New EIS Prior to Approving New Oil and Gas Leases in Alaska

By Christina Berglund In Northern Alaska Environmental Center v. U.S. Dept. of the Interior the Ninth [...]

State Attorneys General Challenge Trump Administration’s Revamp of the National Environmental Policy Act

State Attorneys General Challenge Trump Administration’s Revamp of the National Environmental Policy Act

By Geremy Holm, Miles Krieger, Steve Anderson In July 2020, the Council on Environmental Quality adopted [...]

Council on Environmental Quality Publishes Final Rule Updating NEPA’s Implementing Regulations

Council on Environmental Quality Publishes Final Rule Updating NEPA’s Implementing Regulations

By Sam Bivins and Meredith Nikkel The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) recently published a final [...]