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<> National Mining Association v. Gina McCarthy - 7/11/14. In the
- The D.C. Circuit Rejects Challenge to EPA's Final Guidance on CWA Coal Mining Permits: EPA Action Has to Be Really, Really, Final to Be Appealable - On Friday, the D.C. Circuit reversed Judge Reggie Walton's decision from 2012 and affirmed EPA's authority to adopt the "Enhanced Coordination Process" governing coordination with the Army Corps of Engineers. . .
<> Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards v. A & G Coal Corporation - 7/11/14. In the
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<> NO Gas Pipeline v. FERC - 7/1/14. In the
<> National Liab & Fire Ins Co. v. R & R Marine, Inc. - 7/1/14. In the
<> Aransas Project v. Bryan Shaw, et al 6/30/14. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, Case No. 13-40317. After the deaths of some whooping cranes -- an endangered species -- The Aransas Project ("TAP") sued directors of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality ("TCEQ") under the Endangered Species Act ("ESA" or the "Act"). TAP sought and was granted an injunction prohibiting TCEQ from issuing new permits to withdraw water from rivers that feed the estuary where the cranes make their winter home. The Panel ruled, ". . .the injunction is an abuse of discretion. The judgment is reversed."