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September 4, 2016 | Legal Document

Emergency Motion For A Temporary Restraining Order (Standing Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Pursuant to Local Rule 65.1(a), plaintiff Standing Rock Sioux Tribe respectfully moves for a temporary restraining order against defendant-intervenor Dakota Access Pipeline, LLC to prevent further destruction of sacred and culturally significant sites near Lake Oahe, North Dakota, prior to this Court ruling on the Tribe’s motion for a preliminary injunction, which the Court previously indicated is anticipated this week.

September 1, 2016 | Feature

Standing With Standing Rock

The massive Dakota Access oil pipeline threatens the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's drinking water, sacred history, and children's future. An interactive recap of the story so far.

August 18, 2016 | Feature

Ten Thoughts from a Once-in-a-Lifetime Trip to Alaska

Abigail Dillen, VP of Litigation for Climate & Energy, recounts her trip to accompany Marie Claire’s Creative Director, Nina Garcia, to Alaska to visit Juneau’s famous ice field and see first-hand the march of climate change.

August 16, 2016 | Blog Post

Testing Obama's Climate Commitment In the Utah Desert

How the Obama administration responds to a precedent setting proposal for oil shale mining in Utah poses a key test for the president’s climate commitments ratified in Paris last year.


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