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ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

Does an environmental group have Article III standing to challenge U.S. Forest Service amendments to forest plans governing management of certain Sierra Nevada forests, when the organization failed to establish that any of its members was imminently threatened with cognizable ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

Does the granting of an injunction by a district court for failure to comply with a federal environmental law, without conducting additional hearings, constitute an abuse of discretion? Monsanto Co. v. Geertson Seed Farm, No. 09-475. Certiorari granted Jan. 15, ...

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Calif. jury issues landmark $36.5M wildfire award

A Los Angeles jury Wednesday ordered two construction companies to reimburse the government for $36.5 million in damages from a 2002 wildfire, in the largest such award and the first-ever damages for environmental harm, prosecutors said.

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