Description: Lawsuit alleging violations of the National Environmental Policy Act for failure to prepare supplemental analyses of national forest plans and projects in light of new information about climate change.
Status: Plaintiffs' motions for summary judgment granted in part and denied in part, BLM’s approval of the Willow Project under NEPA vacated, FWS's biological opinion vacated, and action remanded to appropriate agencies for further proceedings. [ 08/18/2021 ]
Description: Challenges to approval of a development plan for major oil and gas development in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.
Status: Opening brief filed by petitioners. [ 09/13/2021 ]
Description: Challenge to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approvals of the Alaska LNG Project, which includes a liquefied natural gas terminal in Alaska, an 807-mile gas pipeline, and other related infrastructure.
Description: Lawsuit asserting that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to conduct an adequate environmental review for activities intended to maintain a nine-foot deep navigation channel in the Middle Mississippi River Reach of the Mississippi River.
Status: Motions for temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction denied. [ 01/12/2021 ]
Description: Lawsuit challenging the sale and issuance of an oil and gas lease in southeastern Utah, as well as the approval of development of the lease and the decision to abandon master planning for area where lease was located.
Description: Lawsuit challenging the Council on Environmental Quality's amendments of the National Environmental Policy Act regulations for unlawfully limiting NEPA review related to concentrated animal feed operations.
Description: Challenge to environmental review and approval of a 2019-2024 water transfer program for the sale of water by sellers upstream of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta to buyers south of the Delta.