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D.C. Circuit Denies Challenge to FERC’s Decision to License Cove Point LNG Export Facility

On July 15th, the D.C. Circuit issued a decision in EarthReports, Inc. (DBA Patuxent Riverkeepers), Sierra Club, and Chesapeake Climate Action Network v. FERC, No. 15-1127. Plaintiffs in this case challenged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) 2014 authorization of … Continue reading

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IPR Files Amicus Brief in Support of EPA’s Clean Power Plan on Behalf of Public Health Coalition

On April 1, the Institute for Public Representation filed an amicus brief in State of West Virginia, et al. v. EPA, 15-1363 et al., the consolidated cases in which EPA’s Clean Power Plan is being challenged in the D.C. Circuit. … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Declines to Hear Appeal of EPA Plan for Chesapeake Bay

On February 29, 2016, the Supreme Court declined to grant certiorari in American Farm Bureau Fed., et al. v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. As a result, the Third Circuit’s opinion upholding EPA’s plan to set a Total Maximum Daily Load … Continue reading

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IPR Submits Amicus Brief in D.C. Circuit Challenging FERC’s Decision to License the Cove Point LNG Export Facility

On November 20th, the Institute for Public Representation filed an amicus brief in the D.C. Circuit on behalf of seven environmental organizations in EarthReports, Inc. (DBA Patuxent Riverkeepers), Sierra Club, and Chesapeake Climate Action Network v. FERC, Dominion Cove Point … Continue reading

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