Docket for 07-588
No. 07-588
Vide 07-589, 07-597
Title:
Entergy Corporation, Petitioner
v.
Riverkeeper, Inc., et al.
Docketed:November 2, 2007
Linked with 07A257
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  Case Nos.:(04-6692ag - 04-6699ag)
  Decision Date:January 25, 2007
  Rehearing Denied:July 5, 2007
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Sep 20 2007 Application (07A257) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from October 3, 2007 to November 2, 2007, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Sep 25 2007 Application (07A257) granted by Justice Ginsburg extending the time to file until November 2, 2007.
Nov 2 2007 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due December 3, 2007)
Nov 2 2007 Appendix of Entergy Corporation filed.
Nov 20 2007 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including February 1, 2008, for all respondents.
Nov 29 2007 Waiver of right of respondent Utility Water Act Group to respond filed.
Nov 30 2007 Waiver of right of respondents PSEG Fossil LLC and PSEG Nuclear LLC to respond filed.
Dec 3 2007 Brief amicus curiae of Nuclear Energy Institute filed. VIDED.
Dec 3 2007 Brief amici curiae of Nebraska, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jan 15 2008 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including February 29, 2008, for all respondents.
Feb 25 2008 Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including March 3, 2008, for all respondents.
Feb 29 2008 Brief of respondents Riverkeepers, Inc., et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.
Mar 3 2008 Brief of Federal Respondents in opposition filed. VIDED.
Mar 3 2008 Brief of respondents Rhode Island, et al. in opposition filed. VIDED.
Mar 18 2008 Reply of petitioner Entergy Corporation filed.
Mar 19 2008 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of April 11, 2008.
Apr 14 2008 Petition GRANTED and is consolidated with No. 07-589 and No. 07-597, limited to the following question: Whether Section 316(b) of the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1326(b), authorizes the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to compare costs with benefits in determining the "best technology available for minimizing adverse environmental impact" at cooling water intake structures. A total of one hour is allotted for oral argument.
May 9 2008 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' briefs on the merits is extended to and including June 30, 2008. VIDED.
May 14 2008 The time within which to file respondents' briefs on the merits is extended to and including September 15, 2008. VIDED.
Jun 5 2008 The time within which to file the joint appendix and petitioners' briefs on the merits is further extended to and including July 14, 2008. VIDED
Jun 5 2008 The time within which to file respondents' briefs on the merits is further extended to and including September 29, 2008. VIDED
Jun 23 2008 Application (07A1032) for leave to file a consolidated petitioners brief on the merits in excess of the word limitation, submitted to Justice Ginsburg.
Jun 24 2008 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either or neither party received from counsel for respondents Riverkeeper, Inc., et al. VIDED
Jun 24 2008 Application (07A1032) denied by Justice Ginsburg.
Jun 30 2008 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either or neither party received from counsel for petitioners' in case Nos. 07-588, 07-589 & 07-597. VIDED
Jul 11 2008 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs in support of either or neither party received from counsel for the State respondents. VIDED.
Jul 14 2008 Joint appendix filed (statement of costs received). VIDED.
Jul 14 2008 Brief of petitioner Entergy Corp. and petitioners PSEG Fossil LLC, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jul 14 2008 Brief of respondents Environmental Protection Agency, et al. in support of petitioners filed. VIDED.
Jul 14 2008 Brief of petitioner Utility Water Act Group filed. VIDED.
Jul 18 2008 Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Home Builders filed. VIDED.
Jul 18 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed. VIDED.
Jul 21 2008 Brief amicus curiae of Nuclear Energy Institute filed. VIDED.
Jul 21 2008 Brief amicus curiae of American Petroleum Institute filed. VIDED.
Jul 21 2008 Brief amici curiae of American Chemistry Council, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jul 21 2008 Brief amici curiae of Nebraska, et al. filed. VIDED.
Jul 21 2008 Brief amicus curiae of California Council for Environmental and Economic Balance filed.
Jul 21 2008 Brief amici curiae of AEI Center For Regulatory and Market Studies, et al. filed. VIDED.
Sep 8 2008 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, December 2, 2008.
Sep 12 2008 CIRCULATED.
Sep 23 2008 Motion for divided argument filed by the Solicitor General. VIDED.
Sep 29 2008 Brief of respondents State-Respondents filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Sep 29 2008 Brief of respondents Riverkeeper, Inc., et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Sep 29 2008 Letter from counsel for respondents Riverkeeper, Inc., et al. proposing to lodge six documents from the records of the Senate Committee on Public Works related to congressional consideration of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972.
Oct 1 2008 Motion for divided argument filed by respondents Rhode Island, et al. VIDED.
Oct 1 2008 Letter of respondents Riverkeeper, Inc., et al. in support of State-Respondents motion for divided argument filed.
Oct 6 2008 Brief amici curiae of Environment America, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 6 2008 Letter requesting caption change received.
Oct 6 2008 Brief amicus curiae of OMB Watch filed.
Oct 6 2008 Brief amici curiae of Commercial Fisherman of America, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 6 2008 Brief amici curiae of Economists Frank Ackerman, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 6 2008 Brief amici curiae of Clean Air Task Force, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 6 2008 Brief amici curiae of National Wildlife Federation, and Sierra Club filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 6 2008 Brief amici curiae of Voices of the Wetlands, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 6 2008 Brief amici curiae of Illinois, et al. filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 6 2008 Brief amici curiae of Environmental Law Professors filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 14 2008 Motion for divided argument filed by respondents Rhode Island, et al. DENIED. VIDED.
Oct 14 2008 Motion for divided argument filed by the Solicitor General GRANTED. VIDED.
Oct 28 2008 Reply of respondent Utility Water Act Group filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 29 2008 Reply brief of respondents The Federal Parties in support of petitioners filed. VIDED. (Distributed)
Oct 29 2008 Reply of petitioners Entergy Corp., PSEG Fossil LLC, and PSEG Nuclear LLC filed, VIDED (Distributed).
Oct 29 2008 Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the Second Circuit. (3 boxes)
Nov 18 2008 The Clerk has approved respondents' proposed lodging. Lodging consisting of six documents from the National Archives, received from counsel for respondents Riverkeeper, et al. VIDED. (Circulated).
Dec 2 2008 Argued. For Environmental Protection Agency, et al. in support of petitioners: Daryl Joseffer, Deputy Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. For petitioners: Maureen E. Mahoney, Washington, D.C. For respondents: Richard J. Lazarus, Cambridge, Mass.
Apr 1 2009 Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Scalia, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy, Thomas, and Alito, JJ., joined. Breyer, J., filed an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part. Stevens, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Souter and Ginsburg, JJ., joined.
May 4 2009 JUDGMENT ISSUED.
May 19 2009 Record returned to U.S.C.A. for the 2nd Circuit.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Elise N. Zoli Goodwin Proctor LLP(617) 570-1000
    Counsel of Record53 State Street
Boston, MA  02109
Party name: Entergy Corporation
Attorneys for Respondents:
Kristy A.N. Bulleit Hunton & Williams LLP(202) 955-1547
    Counsel of Record1900 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
Party name: Utility Water Act Group
 
Tricia K. Jedele Special Assistant Attorney General(401)-274-4400
    Counsel of Record RI Department of Attorney General
150 South Main Street
Providence, RI  02903
tjedele@riag.ri.gov
Party name: State-Respondents
 
Elena Kagan Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
    Counsel of Record United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: Environmental Protection Agency, et al.
 
Richard J. Lazarus Georgetown University Law Center(202) 662-9129
    Counsel of Record600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC  20001
lazarusr@georgetown.edu
Party name: Riverkeeper, Inc., et al.
 
Maureen E. Mahoney Latham & Watkins LLP(202) 637-2200
    Counsel of Record555 11th Street, NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC  20004
maureen.mahoney@lw.com
Party name: PSEG Fossil LLC and PSEG Nuclear LLC
 
Reed W. Super Law Office of Reed W. Super(212) 791-1881
116 John Street, Suite 3100
New York, NY  10038
Party name: Riverkeeper, Inc., et al.
Other:
Daniel Paul Albers Barnes & Thornburg(312) 357-1313
One North Wacker Drive
Suite 4400
Chicago, IL  60606-2809
Daniel.Albers@btlaw.com
Party name: National Association of Home Builders
 
David D. Cookson Chief Deputy(402) 471-2682
Nebraska State Capitol
2115 State Capitol Building
Lincoln, NE  68509-8920
Party name: Nebraska, et al.
 
David M. Driesen Syracuse University College of Law(315) 443-4218
E.I. White Hall
Syracuse, NY  13244
Party name: Economists Frank Ackerman, et al.
 
Kevin Murray Fong Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP (415) 983-1000
Four Embarcadero Center, 22nd Floor
San Francisco, CA  94111
kevin.fong@pillsburylaw.com
Party name: California Council for Environmental and Economic Balance
 
Russell Scott Frye 1101 30th Street, N.W.(202) 572-8267
Suite 220
Washington, DC  20007-3769
Party name: American Chemistry Council, et al.
 
Steven Geoffrey Gieseler Pacific Legal Foundation(772)-781-7787
1002 SE Monterey Commons Blvd.
Suite 102
Stuart, FL  34996
Party name: Pacific Legal Foundation
 
Jared A. Goldstein Roger Williams University (401)-254-4594
School of Law
Providence, RI  02809
Party name: Environmental Law Professors
 
Elizabeth J. Hubertz Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic(314) 935-8760
Washington University School of Law
One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1120
St. Louis, MO  63130
ejhubertz@wustl.edu
Party name: Commercial Fisherman of America, et al.
 
Robert E. Litan Brookings Institution(202) 797-6120
1775 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20036
Party name: AEI Center For Regulatory and Market Studies, et al.
 
David K. Mears Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic(802) 831-1627
Vermont Law School
P.O. Box 300
South Royalton, VT  05068
Party name: National Wildlife Federation, and Sierra Club
 
Harry Moy Ng American Petroleum Institute
1220 L Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20005-4070
Party name: American Petroleum Institute
 
Michael A. Scodro Solicitor General(312) 814-3312
Office of the Attorney General
100 West Randolph Street
Chicago, IL  60601
mscodro@atg.state.il.us
Party name: Illinois, et al.
 
Amy Sinden Temple University (215)-204-4969
Beasley School of Law
1719 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19122
Party name: OMB Watch
 
Deborah A. Sivas Environmental Law Clinic(650)-723-0325
Stanford Law School
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA  94306-8610
dsivas@stanford.edu
Party name: Voices of the Wetlands, et al.
 
Seth P. Waxman Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP(202) 663-6000
1875 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
seth.waxman@wilmerhale.com
Party name: Nuclear Energy Institute
 
Ann Brewster Weeks Clean Air Task Force(617) 624-0234
18 Tremont Street, Suite 350
Boston, MA  02108
Party name: Clean Air Task Force , et al.
 
Christopher J. Wright Wiltshire & Grannis LLP(202) 730-1300
1200 Eighteenth St., N.W.
Suite 1200
Washington, DC  20036
cwright@wiltshiregrannis.com
Party name: Environment America, et al.