Electric Corridor Suit Against DOE Tossed

Law360, New York (October 16, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal court has tossed a suit filed by the Center for Biological Diversity that alleges the U.S. Department of Energy’s designation of a power corridor violates a host of environmental laws.

Judge A. Howard Matz of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Thursday determined a federal power law requires that appeals courts have exclusive jurisdiction over actions challenging the DOE’s designation of a Southwest national interest electric transmission corridor and dismissed the suit for lack of jurisdiction.

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Case Title

Wolfe et al v. Rayford et al

Case Number



Mississippi Northern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Med. Malpractice


Michael P. Mills

Date Filed

July 15, 2008

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