Status: Petition for review of agency action filed. [ 10/26/2022 ]
Description: Challenge to BLM's decisions to re-affirm the Trump administration's authorization and issuance of oil and gas leases on 42 parcels as well as the approval of 120 Applications for Permit to Drill in the Greater Chaco area in New Mexico.
Status: Joint motion for consent judgment granted. [ 02/14/2023 ]
Description: Lawsuit brought by company developing carbon sequestration project challenging local ordinance that attempted “to improperly place a 12-month moratorium on the construction and drilling of Class V well, as well as seismic surveying.”
Status: Brief filed by amicus curiae Nez Pierce Tribe in support of plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment. [ 01/20/2023 ]
Description: Challenge to U.S. Forest Service approval of the Forest Plans Amendment to Forest Management Direction for Large Diameter Trees in Eastern Oregon and Southeastern Washington that allegedly would remove protections for large and old trees.
Description: Lawsuit to compel EPA to undertake rulemaking under the Toxic Substances Control Act to phase out greenhouse gas pollution and to compel removal of residual and legacy greenhouse gas emissions.
Status: Motion for leave to intervene filed by Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company, L.L.C. [ 09/08/2022 ]
Description: Challenge to authorization of a project to increase the natural gas capacity of an existing pipeline, including modifications to existing compressor stations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and construction of a new compressor station in New Jersey.
Description: Challenge to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s grant of a request for an extension of time to construct and place into service additional facilities at an existing liquefied natural gas terminal in Texas.
Status: Opening brief filed by state petitioners. [ 07/06/2022 ]
Description: Challenge to revocation of Trump administration Energy Conservation Program rules that established separate product classes for certain short-cycle dishwashers and clothes washers and dryers.