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New Mexico county cannot clear wood from national forest - 10th Circuit

Dec 12 2016

Neither New Mexico nor one of its county commissions can clear wood from thousands of acres of a national forest to address fire hazards without U.S. Forest Service permission, a U.S. appeals court has ruled.

Week Ahead in Energy and Environment: Dec. 12, 2016

Dec 12 2016

Here are some upcoming events of interest to the energy and environmental law community. All times local.

9th Circuit upholds environmental analysis of L.A. subway project

Dec 09 2016

A U.S. appeals court has upheld an environmental analysis conducted by federal and local authorities for a planned $1.55 billion underground light rail project in Los Angeles, rejecting challenges brought by area business owners.

Duke Energy obligated to buy Indiana wind power - 7th Circuit

Dec 08 2016

A U.S. appeals court has ruled Duke Energy must pay damages to a wind power company in a dispute over a long-term contract.

8th Circuit vacates $32.9 mln judgment in natural gas contract case

Dec 07 2016

A U.S. appeals court has vacated a $32.9 million judgment for a natural gas pipeline operator in its lawsuit against a steel producer, finding the lower court lacked jurisdiction to hear the case.

Safari Club, NRA appeal ban on Zimbabwean elephant trophies

Dec 05 2016

Safari Club International and the National Rifle Association are appealing a federal judge's September ruling upholding an import ban on trophies of African elephants hunted for sport in Zimbabwe.

Week Ahead in Energy and Environment: Dec. 5, 2016

Dec 05 2016

Here are some upcoming events of interest to the energy and environmental law community. All times local.

States challenge rules on critical habitats for endangered species

Dec 01 2016

Eighteen states led by Alabama and Arkansas have filed a lawsuit challenging revised federal rules they claim illegally broaden the definition of "critical habitats" for endangered and threatened species.

EPA seeks to withdraw disputed Texas air pollution rule - filing

Nov 30 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency has told a federal appeals court that it plans to voluntarily withdraw part of a regional air pollution rule for Texas and Oklahoma currently facing multiple legal challenges.

Week Ahead in Energy and Environment: Nov. 28, 2016

Nov 28 2016

Here are some upcoming events of interest to the energy and environmental law community. All times local.

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