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D.C. Circuit Upholds FERC’s Limited Impacts Analysis in NEPA Documents Addressing Greenhouse Gases
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2016

On June 28, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued a pair of decisions upholding the Federal Energy Regulatory

LNG Global Impacts Not FERC’s Problem in Freeport and Sabine Pass Cases
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2016

In companion cases, on June 28 the DC Circuit Court of Appeals held that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, in its environmental impacts

Sierra Club seeks to vacate affirmative defenses under Clean Air Act for unavoidable malfunctions
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2014

This month, the Sierra Club filed a petition for review challenging certain provisions of nine EPA rules that provide for affirmative defenses

CSAPR brief filed
  • Mintz Levin
  • USA
  • September 30 2013

The Sierra Club, the National Parks Conservation Association, and the Natural Resources Defense Council filed a brief against the Environmental

EPA settles fine particulate SIP case
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2013

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Sierra Club recently filed a proposed consent decree resolving litigation over EPA's failure to

D.C. Court hands FWS a win on endangered sea turtle habitat
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • March 29 2013

A federal court in the District of Columbia has dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Sierra Club seeking to force the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

D.C. Circuit rules EPA must require monitoring for PM2.5 in permitting actions
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 1 2013

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has remanded portions of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) rules under the Clean Air Act (CAA

New D.C. Circuit case vacates and remands PM2.5 SILS and requires preconstruction monitoring
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 28 2013

The D.C. Circuit Court decision on January 22, 2013 in Sierra Club v. EPA will have significant ramifications on future PSD permitting. The Sierra

Court hears oral arguments on EPA effluent guidelines settlement
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2012

On December 5, 2012, the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral argument in an appeal of a settlement agreement between EPA, the Sierra Club, and Defenders of Wildlife, regarding the revision of power plant effluent limitations and effluent limitation guidelines under the Clean Water Act

D.C. Circuit rulings affect EPA hazardous air pollutant regulations
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 30 2012

Two recent D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decisions affect the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) air toxics regulatory program