Description: Lawsuit alleging that agencies violated the Endangered Species Act when they approved a silver and copper mine project in Montana in one of the last remaining undisturbed habitats in the region for the threatened grizzly bear and bull trout.
Status: Memorandum decision and order issued denying plaintiffs' motion for summary judgment, granting federal defendants' motion to dismiss in part, and denying federal defendants' motion for summary judgment on one claim, and delaying resolution of cross motions for summary judgment on two other claims. [ 09/28/2018 ]
Description: Endangered Species Act citizen suit challenging the renewal, implementation, and approval of renewal and implementation of certain long-term water contracts.
Status: Stipulation of dismissal filed. [ 08/31/2010 ]
Description: Lawsuit alleging failure to comply with NEPA and the Endangered Species Act when allocating tax credits for experimental coal-based energy projects and asking for revocation of credits pending NEPA review, including review of carbon emissions.
Status: Opinion and order issued granting in part and denying in part plaintiffs' and defendants cross-motions for summary judgment. [ 09/30/2013 ]
Description: Challenge to federal authorization and management of U.S. Caribbean Reef Fish Fishery for failing to ensure that actions would not jeopardize existence of protected Caribbean corals that face threats due to climate change and other factors.