Description: Lawsuit against founder by limited liability company that pursued freedom of information law requests and litigation in connection with state attorneys general climate change investigations.
Status: Plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment granted, defendant’s cross-motion for summary judgment denied, and defendant ordered to produce the OMEGA v.1.4.59 core model to plaintiffs by June 7, 2020. [ 05/28/2020 ]
Description: Freedom of Information Act lawsuit seeking records related to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's model for assessing the cost and effectiveness of greenhouse gas emission standards.
Status: Request granted to publish memorandum disposition that reversed district court's judgment and remanded case to the district court with instructions to remand to the U.S. Forest Service for further proceedings. [ 05/04/2020 ]
Description: Challenge to forest thinning project.
Status: Petition for review denied. [ 02/18/2022 ]
Description: Exxon Mobil Corporation petition seeking pre-suit depositions and documents in anticipation of potential claims of abuse of process, conspiracy, infringement of Exxon's rights in connection with California municipalities' climate change lawsuits.
Status: Federal defendants' cross motion for summary judgment granted. [ 04/15/2020 ]
Description: Lawsuit alleging that the Department of Transportation and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration unlawfully failed to cause annual examinations of oil and gas pipelines on public lands.
Status: Court reissued opinion dismissing petitions for lack of jurisdiction. [ 11/14/2019 ]
Description: Challenges to EPA determination to withdraw its Mid-Term Evaluation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Model Year 2022-2025 Light-Duty Vehicles because the standards appeared to be too stringent.
Status: WildEarth Guardians et al.'s motion for summary judgment denied, Center for Biological Diversity et al.'s motion for summary judgment granted in part and denied in part, defendants' cross-motions for summary judgment granted in part and denied in part and Mexican Wolf Recovery Plan First Revision remand for further action, including inclusion of site-specific management actions. [ 10/14/2021 ]
Description: Challenge to recovery plan for Mexican wolves.