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.
Status: Petition for writ of certiorari filed. [ 10/26/2018 ]
Description: Action brought by religious order of Roman Catholic women that owned property in Pennsylvania to challenge FERC's authorization of natural gas pipeline that would pass through the property.
Status: Order issued directing BLM either to issue the remaining permits or to provide non-arbitrary reasons supported by substantial evidence as to why it needs more time to process the permits. [ 12/30/2016 ]
Description: Lawsuit to compel the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to grant applications for permits to drill.