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August 17, 2016 | Legal Document

Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief: Florida Port Everglades Dredging

The United States Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps” or “Army Corps”) has unlawfully approved a massive dredging project for Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Corps’ environmental analysis for this project is based on the same assumptions and information it used to authorize a nearly identical dredging project to expand the Port of Miami (“PortMiami”), just 30 miles south.

August 5, 2016 | Blog Post

Cleaning Up California’s Dirty Freight System

California asserts its commitment to a strong economy and a healthy environment in its new Sustainable Freight Action Plan, but the state can do even more to clean up the polluting freight system.

June 20, 2016 | Legal Document

Request To Investigate The Misuse Of $53 Million In Mineral Leasing Act Payments To Utah To Fund A Private Coal Export Terminal In Oakland, California.

The Sierra Club, Alliance for a Better Utah, HEAL Utah, Grand Canyon Trust, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Living Rivers, Earthjustice (on behalf of the Sierra Club and Grand Canyon Trust), and The Sloan Law Firm, PLLC (on behalf of Living Rivers) urge you to investigate the State of Utah’s misuse of $53 million in federal communitydevelopment funds to finance a bulk shipping terminal in Oakland, California and thereby encourage mining and export of Utah coal. We believe that these actions require review by your offices for possible legal and ethical violations.