Environmental Cases To Watch In 2012

Law360, New York (January 1, 2012, 12:00 AM EST) -- Court cases challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s authority to more aggressively regulate air quality, land use and other issues will take center stage in the coming year, with a potentially game-changing U.S. Supreme Court case topping the bill, attorneys say.

A host of recent EPA rules governing greenhouse gas emissions face legal battles in the D.C. Circuit, as does the EPA’s decision to use a rare regulatory move against a major mining company. The Supreme Court will also rule on a landowner’s fight against the EPA’s attempt...
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