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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.

May 19, 2016 | Legal Document

The National Energy Board Summary of Recommendation on the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project

The Board completed a comprehensive environmental assessment of the Project in accordance with its authority under the National Energy Board Act (NEB Act) and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (CEAA 2012). Although marine shipping is not regulated by the Board, as part of its overall public interest determination under the NEB Act, the Board considered the potential environmental and socio-economic effects of Project-related marine shipping. This included the potential effects of accidents or malfunctions.

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