Description: Lawsuit challenging the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (FSA) rule that categorically excluded FSA funding of medium-sized concentrated animal feeding operations from NEPA review.
Status: Stipulated settlement agreement and order entered. [ 07/14/2017 ]
Description: Action to require the preparation of a new or revised General Management Plan for the Point Reyes National Seashore that fully addressed the impacts of livestock ranching and other issues, including climate change.
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: Parties filed joint stipulation of dismissal without prejudice. [ 03/20/2008 ]
Description: Action to bar the Rural Utilities Service from issuing loans for the construction of new coal-fired power plant pending compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act and National Historic Preservation Act.