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September 28, 2015 | Feature

Frozen Treasure: Defending the Arctic

The Arctic is a thriving, diverse landscape filled with life. There is currently no offshore oil and gas development in America’s Arctic Ocean. And for the sake of our warming world and irreplaceable species, there should never be.

June 15, 2016 | Legal Document

Comments on the Enefit American Oil Utility Corridor Project DEIS

This DEIS represents the first real opportunity for BLM to analyze the impacts of a commercial oil shale project in the United States. Thus, it is vital that BLM take an exhaustive and expansive look at Enefit’s oil shale project and take all steps necessary to protect public resources. Indeed,
the already-known potential harms of the oil shale strip mine and processing plant – to land, water, air and climate – are so destructive that BLM, as part of its obligation to protect the public interest, can and should deny the rights-of-way that facilitate this project.

June 9, 2016 | Legal Document

Petition for Abatement of Public Nuisance

Earthjustice submits this petition on behalf of Redeemer Community Partnership, a nonprofit grassroots organization whose members strive to create and maintain a safe and healthy environment for families in South Los Angeles.

May 20, 2016 | Blog Post

The Tide is Turning Against Offshore Drilling

A week that saw oil companies retreat from the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea, an agreement among Arctic-bordering countries, and a large spill could be the beginning of the end for offshore drilling.

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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