agencies

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The notorious financial accounting scandals involving Enron and Worldcom demonstrated the inadequacies of the self-regulatory reporting requirements governing many public companies. See Free Enterprise Fund v. Public Company Accounting, 537 F.3d 667,...

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Oral argument: Dec. 1, 2010

Appealed from: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (Aug. 5, 2009)

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT, HIGH 2 EXEMPTION, AGENCIES

Glen Milner filed a request with...

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In June 2015, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) jointly adopted the “Waters of the United States” Rule (“WOTUS Rule”) as published in the “Clean Water Rule.” See In re U.S. Dep’t of Def. et al., 817 F...

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On February 28, 2006, Petitioner Manfredo M. Salinas (“Salinas”), a railroad worker, applied to Respondent United States Railroad Retirement Board (the “Board”) for a disability annuity under 45 U.S.C. § 231(a)(1). See Salinas v. U.S. R.R. Ret. Bd. at...

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The Petitioner, Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (“TDHCA”), is a state agency that allocates Low Income Housing Tax Credits (“LIHTCs”) to housing developers. See Inclusive Communities Project, Inc. v. Texas Department of...

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In 2012 and 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) consulted with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service (collectively, the “Services”) to determine whether proposed regulations for cooling water intake...

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On September 18, 2015, Atlantic Coast Pipeline, LLC (“Atlantic”) applied to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) to own, operate, and construct the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (“ACP” or “the pipeline”). Cowpasture River Preservation Ass’n et...