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Supreme Court sidetracks EPA's electric power plant hazardous air pollution air quality rules
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

In the case of Michigan, et al., v. EPA, decided June 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5 to 4 ruling, held that EPA, when deciding whether it


Ninth Circuit holds that the BLM’s grant of a right-of-way for a road over federal land does not trigger consultation under the ESA or an Environmental Impact Statement under NEPA for a Wind Project with independent utility
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

On May 27, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the US Bureau of Land Management's (BLM) grant of a right-of-way


5th Cir. requires new trial in a Deepwater Horizon criminal prosecution
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

On June 30, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the trial court's decision to grant Kurt Mix, a former BP engineer, a new


The U.S. Supreme Court holds EPA must consider costs in deciding to regulate power plants
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court's June 29th decision in Michigan v. EPA, taken together with another significant CAA opinion from last term, Utility Air


The Supreme Court strikes down the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
  • Latham & Watkins LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

In a much anticipated decision delivered on the last day of the term, the Supreme Court struck down the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, or MATS


Supreme Court halts implementation of EPA rule on mercury emissions from electric power plants: the practical effects are debatable
  • Burr & Forman LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court halted further implementation of a U.S. EPA’s regulation limiting mercury and other hazardous air toxic emissions


Supreme Court’s mercurial decision on EPA’s regulation of toxic emissions at power plants
  • Haynes and Boone LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

In Michigan vs. EPA, the Supreme Court continues to curtail EPA’s ability to regulate emissions from power plants by limiting the deference the Court


Considerable costsSupreme Court requires EPA to consider cost impacts of power plant toxic emissions rules
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

A closely divided Supreme Court has determined that EPA must consider cost when regulating emissions of hazardous air pollutants from stationary


Supreme Court rejects EPA's rule regulating hazardous air pollutants from power plants
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

On June 29, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was wrong not to consider the cost of compliance when it


Supreme Court rejects EPA rulemaking process for power plant emissions standards
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

The US Supreme Court held yesterday that the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) unreasonably failed to consider costs when it made the initial