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June 11, 2015 | Blog Post

Senator Cardin Paves the Way for Cleaner Water

Today Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced the FRESHER Act, legislation that would close the loophole in the Clean Water Act that endangers water quality near oil and gas operations.

June 10, 2015 | Legal Document

Bakersfield BLM Complaint

This case challenges a management plan and accompanying environmental impact statement adopted by the Bakersfield Field Office of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management on December 22, 2014.

June 2, 2015 | Case

Challenging Shell Oil’s Chukchi Sea Exploration Plan

An alliance of environmental and Alaska-based community groups, represented by Earthjustice, are challenging the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s approval of Shell’s oil exploration plan for drilling in the summer of 2015 in the Chukchi Sea.

May 14, 2015 | Blog Post

7 Hidden Dangers Buried in the Federal Tank Car Rule

Amidst a spate of fiery accidents involving trains hauling crude oil, the Obama administration has released woefully weak standards that leave dangerous trains on the tracks for far too long.


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