The state of Alaska has sued in Anchorage federal court a
U.S. fish and wildlife management board after its employees
opened to tribal members a deer and moose hunt in response to
claims of food shortages they said resulted from the coronavirus
Members of Florida's sugar industry have asked a West Palm
Beach federal court to dismiss claims by nonwhite residents in
impoverished areas that allege their method of burning sugarcane
fields near homes disproportionately exposes them to toxic
Energy companies accused by California municipalities of
maintaining a nuisance by promoting and selling fossil fuels
while knowing that burning those fuels would contribute to
climate change have asked a federal appeals court to pause a
mandate sending the case back to state court, so that they may
petition the U.S. Supreme Court.
A federal appeals court on Monday reversed a ruling by a
lower court that said it was too late for tens of companies
including aluminum giant Arconic and BASF Corporation to seek
financial contributions from more than a dozen other companies
to clean up a Superfund site in southern California.
A federal judge in Texas ruled on Friday that an insurer was
right to deny coverage to a Texan oil and gas contractor that
caused another company to lose $1.7 million because it dug a
well in the state's eastern portion that was too shallow to be
of any use.
A federal judge in Portland has dismissed a case by Oregon
cattlemen who sought to limit the types of waters that are
protected from pollution under federal law, finding that the
plaintiff had not shown they suffered an injury.
A federal court in New York's Long Island has dismissed
claims by two animal welfare groups alleging that the U.S.
National Park Service (NPS) illegally adopted a plan to manage
deer population in a protected area by killing the animals.
A third coalition of environmental groups sued the Trump
administration in federal court on Thursday over its overhaul of
a cornerstone environmental law whose implementation is expected
to fast-track infrastructure projects such as oil pipelines and
Utah on Wednesday agreed to drop claims against the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency over the polluting of the
state's waters from the release five years ago of wastewater
from a defunct southwestern Colorado gold mine, following a
A federal appeals court on Wednesday vacated a lower court
decision that had partly granted the American Petroleum
Institute's (API) challenge of a rule penalizing oil and gas
producers who underreport their output on federally leased land.