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Transportation conformity form over substance
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • January 7 2015

A few determined environmental advocates have attempted for years to use the Clean Air Act’s strict transportation conformity rules to tie up planned


EPA to publish rule rescinding greenhouse gas permits and will not enforce existing permits
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2015

On December 19, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued two memos - Next Steps for Addressing EPA-Issued Step 2 Prevention of


First district publishes decision rejecting CEQA challenges to Cal Fire’s approval of Gualala area Nonindustrial Timber Management Plan and related attempt to challenge Department of Fish and Wildlife’s discretionary decision not to oppose plan
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • January 5 2015

In a decision filed December 2, and later ordered published on December 30, 2014, the First District Court of Appeal affirmed the Mendocino County


Maine Supreme Court affirms broad review powers for BEP in clearing way for wind project
  • Pierce Atwood LLP
  • USA
  • October 30 2014

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court (the Law Court) recently issued an important decision that confirms the broad authority of the Maine Board of


US Supreme Court to consider D.C. Circuit’s ruling on USEPA’s MATS rule
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • December 5 2014

The US Supreme Court has granted a petition for certiorari in a case challenging USEPA's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), which set new


SANDAG seeks review of CEQA decision invalidating EIR for its Regional Transportation PlanSustainable Communities Strategy
  • Miller Starr Regalia
  • USA
  • January 7 2015

On January 6, 2015, the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) filed a petition asking the California Supreme Court to review the decision in


Pennsylvania Environmental Rights Amendment: back to Payne v. Kassab?
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2015

We have a new opinion today under the Environmental Rights Amendment to the Pennsylvania Constitution. Pennsylvania Environmental Defense Foundation v


Kentucky federal court holds tort claims not preempted by Clean Air Act
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • November 4 2014

State common law tort claims based on air emissions from a power plant are not preempted by the federal Clean Air Act (CAA), according to the U.S


Texas High Court finds expert opinion on stigma damages too speculative
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • November 4 2014

Clarifying when expert testimony on alleged diminution in property value becomes legally sufficient to support a so-called "stigma" claim, the Texas


Federal court orders DOT to respond to Sierra Club’s Unsafe Tank Car lawsuit
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2014

A Federal Court has ordered the Department of Transportation (DOT) to respond to a lawsuit filed by three environmental organizations&mdash