Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Ralls Corporation v. Committee on Foreign Investment - 7/15/14. In the
Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, Case No. 13-5315. The case challenges a decision by Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) and a Presidential Order denying a transaction by a Chinese company to purchase 4 wind farms in U.S. saying they posed a threat to national security. The district court dismissed both the CFIUS decision and Order. The Panel reversed the district court decision and remanded with instructions. Oregon
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State of Michigan v. United States Army Corps of Engineers - 7/14/14. In the
Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, Case No. 12-3800. Plaintiffs, five U.S. Great Lakes states, ask the Appeals Court to step in and impose measures to ensure that the Asian Carp are forever blocked from the Lakes. In an informative, 30-page opinion, the Panel concludes, ". . .we hold that the States have failed to state a claim upon which relief can be granted, either under a public nuisance theory or under the APA. We therefore affirm the judgment of the district court."
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