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August 15, 2016 | Blog Post

Gambling with House Money

Go inside the trial of Tesoro-Savage, a crude oil shipping terminal proposed for the banks of the Columbia River.

August 4, 2016 | Legal Document

Motion For Preliminary Injunction (Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Pursuant to LCvR 65.1, Plaintiff Standing Rock Sioux Tribe hereby respectfully moves this Court to preliminarily enjoin the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw Nationwide Permit 12 as applied to the Dakota Access Pipeline, and to withdraw verifications issued on July 25, 2016 for the Dakota Access Pipeline to discharge in federally regulated waters at 204 sites along the pipeline route.

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.

July 21, 2016 | Blog Post

Fortune 500 Company: 0, Community Members: 1

The residents of Ezra Prentice Homes in Albany, NY, recently won a key victory in the fight against a tar sands oil train proposal that's a disaster for public health and climate.

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