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- It's Up To Congress To Heal The System. // Environmental Forum;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p20
The author reflects on the political climate for environmental protection as the result of the Democratic majority in the U. S. Congress. He reviews previous landmark environmental legislation passed by divided congresses and gives examples of failed proposals when the republicans were in...
- LAWSUIT FILED TO PROTECT GRASSLANDS. // National Wildlife (World Edition);Aug/Sep2011, Vol. 49 Issue 5, p46
The article discusses a court case wherein the U.S. National Wildlife Federation (NWF) filed suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), citing the EPA's failure to enforce laws that protected threatened grasslands from agricultural development.
- EPA faces lawsuit over Clean Air Act. // National Petroleum News;Nov97, Vol. 89 Issue 12, p7
Reports on the collaboration of different industry and state government groups to file a lawsuit against the US Environmental Protection Agency for its Clean Air Act of 1990 standards.
- Environmental lawsuits could have major impact in 2012. // Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;1/3/2012, p7
The article reports on the involvement of the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) in two major pieces of environmental litigation. The litigation is expected to be decided in U.S. federal court in 2012. It is noted that the Environmental Protection Agency's Total Maximum Daily Load for...
- Courts. // National Wetlands Newsletter;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p20
The article features several environment-related lawsuits in the U.S. The Friends of Pinto Creek v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency case depicts that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' authorization of a flood control project in the St. Johns Bayou and New Madrid Floodway has violated the...
- DEFENDERS OF WILDLIFE V. EPA: TESTING THE BOUNDARIES OF FEDERAL AGENCY POWER UNDER THE ESA. Bosse, Sherry L. // Environmental Law (00462276);Summer2006, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p1025
In August 2005, the Ninth Circuit reversed an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) decision to delegate National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permitting authority to the state of Arizona under the Clean Water Act (CWA) in Defenders of Wildlife v. EPA. The lead plaintiff,...
- The Uniform Environmental Covenants Act - An Environmental Justice Perspective. Ruiz-Esquide, Andrea // Ecology Law Quarterly;2004, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p1007
Comments on the Uniform Environmental Covenants Act in the U.S. Reason behind the emergence of abandoned and underutilized brownfield sites; Details of traditional cleanup programs for contaminated properties; Scope of the Act.
- Insurance Company Found Liable for Environmental Cleanup Costs. // AATCC Review;Mar2008, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p15
The article discusses a liability suit filed against the American International Specialty Lines Insurance Co. Inc. (AISLIC) for the improper disposal of hazardous wastes. The article explains how the insurance company, which represented the textile company Fruit of the Loom, was found liable for...
- Ninth Circuit: EPA Compliance Orders Are Not Subject to Pre-Enforcement Judicial Review. Wheeler, Sam // Ecology Law Quarterly;2011, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p611
The article discusses a court case, Sackett v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), wherein the Ninth Circuit denied pre-enforcement judicial review of EPA's compliance order thus triggered Sackett to file a petition for certiorari to the Supreme Court. The court has rejected the...