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August 21, 2017 | Legal Document

Dugong Appeals Court Opinion

The panel affirmed in part, reversed in part and
remanded for further proceedings in an action brought by
environmental groups and individuals who challenged a
decision by the U.S. Department of Defense to construct a
new military base on Okinawa, Japan.

August 19, 2017 | In the News: The Daily Sentinel

Governor Should Oppose Mine Royalty Request

Ted Zukoski, Attorney, Earthjustice: “Gov. Hickenlooper has committed the state to achieving the Paris agreement’s greenhouse gas reduction goals and to being a leader in reducing methane pollution from the oil and gas industry. Subsidizing a coal mine at the expense of Colorado taxpayers in order to benefit the single largest industrial methane polluter in the state undermines both of those commitments.”

August 18, 2017 | Legal Document

Motion to Delay Haze Rule Implementation in Texas

The Consent Decree entered in this matter requires that, by September 9, 2017,
Defendant Scott Pruitt, Administrator, United States Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”)
sign a notice of final rulemaking pursuant to the Clean Air Act’s (“CAA”) regional haze
program, 42 U.S.C. § 7491, to meet the “best available retrofit technology” (“BART”)
requirement for electric generating units (“EGUs”) in Texas. Consent Decree ¶ 4.a.i and ii. EPA
may meet this obligation by: (1) promulgating a federal implementation plan (“FIP”); (2)
approving a state implementation plan (“SIP”); or (3) promulgating a partial FIP and approving a
partial SIP that together meet the relevant requirements. Id.


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