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July 28, 2016 | Case

The Dakota Access Pipeline

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, represented by Earthjustice, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for violating the National Historic Preservation Act and other laws, after the agency issued final permits for a massive crude oil pipeline stretching from North Dakota to Illinois.

June 20, 2016 | Legal Document

Joint Response to Federal Defendants Opening Brief Re Remand Schedule

Earthjustice, along with the State of Oregon and the Nez Perce Tribe opposed a request by federal agencies to delay at least five more years adopting a plan for major changes to a hydro-power system in the Columbia River Basin that has been functioning illegally since 2000, jeopardizing endangered salmon and steelhead.

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