In an action under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 6901-6992k, for environmental damage by Defendants' oil operations, a preliminary injunction in favor of Plaintiffs is vacated, where the District Court impermissibly prejudged the merits of the case at the preliminary injunction stage and, having reached a conclusion as to liability, determined it was unnecessary to do the full preliminary injunction analysis.
APPEAL FROM THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF PUERTO RICO, Hon. José A. Fusté, U.S. District Judge.
Filed June 19, 2009
Before Lipez, Hansen, and Howard, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by LIPEZ, Circuit Judge.
Orlando Cabrera-Rodriguez for appellees.