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Author Archives: Sarah Fox
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
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
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
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