• Declaratory Relief Not Available to Confirm the Validity of Permits Issued by Environmental Regulators
  • March 18, 2015 | Author: Ryan C. McKim
  • Law Firm: Morris Polich & Purdy LLP - Los Angeles Office
  • In Shell Gulf of Mexico Inc. v. Center for Biological Diversity, Inc., 771 F.3d. 632 (9th Cir. 2014), 2014 WL5839951, the Ninth Circuit struck a blow to companies hoping to prevent environmental groups from interfering with permits related to the environment.