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February 16, 2017 | Reference

Official Comments on NEPA EIS Analysis

Official public comments, from federal agencies, Tribes, States, and nonprofit organizations, signal a powerful shift in the conversation around the Columbia-Snake Basin hydro-system, and the fate of four outdated federal dams on the lower Snake River. Read excerpts from selected comments.

February 16, 2017 | In the News: Mother Jones

Trump Expected to Sign Executive Orders Hitting the EPA

Patti Goldman, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "A new president has to deal with the record and evidence and findings. If you take climate and the endangerment finding, that is a scientific finding that is upheld by the court. That finding has legal impacts. If there's a directive along those lines, there will have to be a process."

February 14, 2017 | Feature

FAQ: Standing Rock Litigation

On behalf of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Earthjustice has filed a motion for summary judgment on the major legal claims in the lawsuit filed against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prevent the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe near tribal lands. On June 14, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won a significant victory today in its fight to protect the Tribe’s drinking water and ancestral lands from the Dakota Access pipeline.

February 11, 2017 | In the News: KSN.com

Holcomb Plant Remains In Limbo

Amanda Goodin, Staff Attorney, Northwest Office: “To change any regulations or issue new ones or cancel any regulations or rescind them entirely, that decision has to be based on evidence in the record. It has to be based on science, and it has to be a reasonable decision, one that’s not arbitrary.”

February 9, 2017 | Video

Donald Trump, Turn On Your Phone

Donald Trump is saying that no one is calling to complain about his approval of pipelines. He is forgetting to mention that the phones are not on and that people can't call.

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