Environmental Law

  • Mallot v. Stand for Salmon In Mallott v. Stand for Salmon, the Alaska Supreme Court held that a ballot initiative effects an unconstitutional appropriation if it transfers state assets into private hand or if it infringes on the legislature’s ability to allocate resources among competing use.  In July 2017, Stand for Salmon submitted ballot initiative 17FSH2 to establish a permitting scheme ...
  • League of Conservation Voters v. Trump In League of Conservation Voters v. Trump, the district court held that the potential harm to the oceans from an executive order was sufficiently imminent, geographically specific, and particularized to establish standing under Article III. Using power granted by Congress in the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (“OCSLA”), President Obama withdrew 128 million acres of ...
  • Cook Inlet Fisherman’s Fund v. State In Cook Inlet Fisherman’s Fund v. State In 2013, ...

Environmental Law

  • Mallot v. Stand for Salmon In Mallott v. Stand for Salmon, the Alaska Supreme Court held that a ballot initiative effects an unconstitutional appropriation if it transfers state assets into private hand or if it infringes on the legislature’s ability to allocate resources among competing use.  In July 2017, Stand for Salmon submitted ballot initiative 17FSH2 to establish a permitting scheme ...
  • League of Conservation Voters v. Trump In League of Conservation Voters v. Trump, the district court held that the potential harm to the oceans from an executive order was sufficiently imminent, geographically specific, and particularized to establish standing under Article III. Using power granted by Congress in the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (“OCSLA”), President Obama withdrew 128 million acres of ...
  • Cook Inlet Fisherman’s Fund v. State In Cook Inlet Fisherman’s Fund v. State In 2013, ...