Status: Petition for declaratory order denied. [ 01/11/2018 ]
Description: Petition seeking declaratory order that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation had waived jurisdiction over water quality certificate for interstate natural gas pipeline project.
Status: Motion for preliminary injunction granted and motion to dismiss denied. [ 12/13/2017 ]
Description: Action seeking declaratory judgment that federal law preempted state environmental permitting requirements for gas pipeline project and also seeking to enjoin enforcement of state permitting requirements to interfere with project.
Description: Lawsuit asserting Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act claims against environmental organizations alleging that false claims regarding anthropogenic carbon emissions' connection to climate change amounted to a criminal scheme.