Case Documents 

 

SLF and Business and Municipal Petitioners file Opening Merits Brief in Sixth Circuit challenging "Waters of the United States" (WOTUS) Rule, Nov. 1, 2016 Download Here

SLF joins industry and non-government groups' Brief in Support of U.S. Supreme Court petition on jurisdiction, Oct. 6, 2016 Download Here

SLF files amicus in 10th Circuit WOTUS-related case, July 15, 2016 Download Here

SLF files Formal Comment with EPA's Office of Environmental Justice challenging constitutionality of new "Environmental Justice 2020 Action Agenda," June 27, 2016  Download Here

SLF files Formal Comment challenging U.S. Interior Department 'Environmental Justice' Draft Strategic Plan, May 16, 2016 Download Here

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia slams EPA on FOIA, SLF victory, April 13, 2016 Download Here

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, SLF amicus brief filed challenging constitutionality of EPA's "Clean Power Plan, 2-22-16 Download Here

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia orders EPA to respond within 15 days to Petition for Rehearing En Banc filed by SLF last week, 6-1-15  Download Here

SLF files Petition for Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc in U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on remanded decision after Supreme Court ruling that EPA greenhouse gas rules were substantively defective, 5-27-15  Download Here

SLF files U.S. District Court lawsuit in Atlanta against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Freedom of Information Act, 2-10-15 Download Here

Brief - U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia - SLF filed amicus brief with Intervenor San Miguel Electric Cooperative, Inc. on Petition for Review of Final Order of the U.S. EPA, challenging the EPA's arbitrary and capricious Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) as a threat to the integrity of the U.S. power grid, 12-14-14 Download Here

SLF Response Brief to EPA Continued Use of Air Standards Despite Supreme Court Decision To Contrary, 11-21-14 Download Here

SLF formal Public Comment, EPA Proposed Rule Expanding Definition of "Waters of the United States" Under the Clean Water Act, 11-14-14 Download Here

SLF formal Public Comment, EPA Proposed Supplemental Rule on Startup, Shutdown and Malfunction (SSM), 11-7-14  Download Here

SLF formal Public Comment, EPA Proposed Rule on Coal and Gas, 10-16-14 Download Here

U.S. Supreme Court decision in full case, 6-23-14 Download Here

U.S. Supreme Court Joint Reply Brief for Petitioners, 2-20-14 Download Here

U.S. Supreme Court Brief for Petitioners, SLF, et al. v. EPA, et al., 12-10-13 Download Here

EPA - Formal Comment by SLF in New SIPs Rulemaking Docket, 5-10-13 Download Here

U.S. Supreme Court - SLF files Petition for Writ of Certiorari (appeal), 4-19-13 Download Here

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, denial of petition for rehearing en banc, 12-20-12 Download Here

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, three-judge panel opinion on Timing and Tailoring Rule, 6-26-12 Download Here

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, three-judge panel decision on Motion to Strike Order, 6-26-12 Download Here

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, three-judge panel judgment on Timing and Tailoring Rule, 6-26-12 Download Here

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, three-judge panel order on Mandate, 6-26-12 Download Here

Amicus Brief - 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals - EME Homer City Generation, LP v. U.S. EPA, challenging the EPA's arbitrary and capricious Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (CSAPR) as a threat to the integrity of the U.S. power grid, 3-16-12 Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Consolidated Order on Oral Arguments for Feb. 28 and 29, 2012 2-9-12 Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Joint Final Reply Brief of Non-State Petitioners and Intervenors in the Timing and Tailoring Cases - SLF Case Nos. 10-1083 (Timing) and 10-1131 (Tailoring) 12-14-11 Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Joint Final Reply Brief of Non-State Petitioners and Supporting Intervenors, Light-Duty Vehicle Rule Challenge (Tailpipe Rule) SLF case No. 10-1094 11-28-11 Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Joint Final Brief of Non-State Petitioners and Supporting Intervenors, Light-Duty Vehicle Rule Challenge (Tailpipe Rule) SLF case No. 10-1094 11-28-11 Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Brief filed in opposition to EPA’s Motion to Strike Portions of their Reply Brief filed yesterday in the Endangerment Finding and Reconsideration Cases – SLF Case Nos. 10-1035 (Endangerment Finding) and 10-1239 (Reconsideration) 11-22-11 Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Joint Petitioners’ Reply Brief in the Timing and Tailoring Cases – SLF Case Nos. 10-1083 (Timing) and 10-1131 (Tailoring) 11-16-11 Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Joint Reply Brief in Endangerment Finding and Reconsideration Cases - SLF Case Nos. 10-1035 (Endangerment Finding) and 10-1239 (Reconsideration) - 11-14-11 Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Order in the Endangerment Finding and Reconsideration Cases – SLF Case Nos. 10-1035 (Endangerment Finding) and 10-1239 (Reconsideration) - 11-3-11 Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Order in the Timing and Tailoring Cases – SLF Case Nos. 10-1083 (Timing) and 10-1131 (Tailoring) - 11-3-11 Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Order in the Tailpipe Case – SLF Case No. 10-1094 and Intervenors Langboard, Inc. - 11-3-11 Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Non-State Petitioners' Joint Reply Brief in Tailpipe Rule Case (Light-Duty Vehicle Rule Challenge) - 11-1-11 Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Petitioners' Reply on Judicial Notice Request - Office of Inspector General Report on EPA Greenhouse Gas Procedures and Scientific Review - 10-25-11 Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Petitioners' Request for Judicial Notice - Office of Inspector General Report on EPA Greenhouse Gas Procedures and Scientific Review 9-30-11 Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Jt. Petitioners Brief on Timing and Tailoring Rule 6-20-11 Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Jt. Petitioners Brief on Timing and Tailoring Rule, 6-20-11 Appendix C (Science) Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Jt. Petitioners Brief on Timing and Tailoring Rule, 6-20-11 Part 2 (Science) Download Here

Ct. of Appeals - Jt. Petitioners Brief on Timing and Tailoring Rule, 6-20-11 Part 3 Exhibit 10 Download Here

Jt. Opening Brief Non-State Petitioners and Intervenors (Tailpipe, Light Duty) 6-7-11 Download Here

Ct. Brief - Non-State Intervenors on EPA Endangerment Finding 5-20-11 Download Here

Ct. Briefing Order - Timing and Tailoring Rule 3-21-11 Download Here

Ct. Briefing Order - Endangerment Finding 3-21-11 Download Here

Ct. Briefing Order - Tailpipe Case 3-21-11 Download Here

Ct. Order on Intervention of SLF Plaintiff in Tailpipe Case 3-21-11 Download Here

SLF Amici Brief - AEP Supreme Court 2-8-11

Ct Denial – Motion to Stay 12-10-10 Download Here

Order on Consolidation 11-17-10 Download Here

Reply Brief - Motion to Stay 11-9-10 Download Here

Letter to EPA 9-21-10 Download Here

Motion/brief to Stay EPA – 9-15-10 Download Here

Appeal/EPA Admin Denial 8-18-10 Download Here

Tailoring Rule Petition for Review 6-3-10 Download Here

Petition on Light Duty Vehicle Rule 5-12-10 Download Here

Reply on Remand Motion 5-10-10 Download Here

Court Petition for Review 4-15-10 Download Here

Court Certificate of Parties 4-15-10 Download Here

Court Docketing Statement 4-15-10 Download Here

Court Motion for Remand-Evidence 4-15-10 Download Here

Court Statement of Appearance 4-15-10 Download Here

Court Statement of Issues 4-15-10 Download Here

Court Underlying Issues 4-15-10 Download Here

5th Amendment, EPA Petition for Reconsid. 3-25-10 Download Here

Petition to Stay – EPA – 3-8-10 Download Here

EPA Amended Petition – New Science 2-17-10 Download Here

EPA Petition – New Petitioners 2-17-10 Download Here

Corrective Notice EPA Petition – 2-18-10 Download Here

DC Court of Appeals Petition 2-10-10 Download Here

EPA Formal Petition - 12-23-09 Download Here

SLF EPA Formal Comment 2009 Download Here