Environmental Law

Tort Law

Giant pine cone caused severe head injury, suit says; park officials post warning signs

Environmental Law

EPA temporarily blocked from enforcing Clean Water Rule by 6th Circuit panel

Environmental Law

New law bars NYC businesses from keeping doors open while air is on, with these exceptions

National Pulse

A tax ruling could complicate California’s effort to battle the drought

Government Law

County sues Volkswagen for $100M, seeks civil penalties for violation of emissions laws

Environmental Law

NYC’s ban on plastic foam food containers is overturned

Corporate Law

EPA orders Volkswagen recall; vehicles were designed to trick emission tests, says agency

Environmental Law

Suit claims climate change is violation of future generations’ constitutional rights

Trials & Litigation

Coal company asks court to strike protest song lyrics from activists’ lawsuit

Environmental Law

City of Spokane sues Monsanto over expected $300M clean-up costs concerning long-ago PCBs deposits

Privacy Law

Firm challenges Seattle law requiring trash haulers to turn in composting scofflaws

Oil Spill

BP to pay $18.7B to settle oil spill claims by US and Gulf states

Niche Practice

Sea Shepherd law firm won’t make waves like the protest group

U.S. Supreme Court

EPA must consider cost of toxic air pollution regulations for power plants, says SCOTUS

Environmental Law

Judge temporarily blocks rules for fracking on federal lands

U.S. Supreme Court

Bad news for the EPA: Scalia is likely opinion author in toxic emissions case

Opening Statements

Christo’s public art installation continues to be ensnared in the courts

Environmental Law

Dairies settle landmark cow-manure case after federal judge rules solid-waste law applies

Environmental Law

New Wyoming law turns environmental activists into criminals, law prof says

Environmental Law

Does a country have a legal duty to reduce its carbon footprint? Dutch court to decide landmark case