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Sidley Environmental Trends
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2017

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has formally proposed to repeal the Clean Power Plan (CPP), the Obama Administration’s signature climate

Court halts construction on SWEPCO plant
  • Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2011

The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals in Sierra Club v. U.S. Army Corps of Eng’rs, Nos. 10-3452 7 & 10-3456, 2011 WL 2718144 (8th Cir. July 14, 2011), upheld a preliminary injunction obtained by the Sierra Club against Southwestern Electric Power Company to stop construction of its new coal-fired power plant.

Federal court rejects challenge to Delaware River dredging plan
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • January 28 2011

A federal court in New Jersey has rejected a challenge by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and several environmental groups to a plan by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) to dredge 102 miles of the Delaware River.

Ninth Circuit: Endangered Species Act does not prohibit “take” of endangered plant species in privately owned wetlands
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2010

On August 25, 2010, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled in Northern California River Watch v Wilcox (Case No 08-15780) that privately owned wetlands adjacent to navigable waters of the United States do not qualify as "areas under Federal jurisdiction" for purposes of the Endangered Species Act.

Coal still in the crosshairs
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 21 2010

Two seemingly unrelated reports last week serve as a reminder that coal remains very much under siege.

Subaqueous lands
  • Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP
  • USA
  • June 18 2010

This case involved DNREC’s motion for a preliminary injunction enjoining the United States Army Corps of Engineers (the “Corps”) from deepening the Delaware River pursuant to its Delaware River Main Stem and Channel Deepening Project (the “Deepening Project”) without obtaining the requisite federal and state approval.

MARADUSCG announce availability of FEIS for Port Dolphin LNG proposed offshore Florida
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2009

On July 13, 2009, MARAD and the U.S Coast Guard published notice in the Federal Register of the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Port Dolphin LNG Deepwater Port license application.

Jonathan E. Rinde
  • Manko Gold Katcher & Fox

Seth V.D.H. Cooley
  • Duane Morris LLP