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July 17, 2017 | Legal Document

Exhibit A: Proposed Amicus Brief (259)

Amici Curiae Brief Of The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, The American Petroleum Institute,The Association Of Oil Pipe Lines, The Chamber Of Commerce Of The United States Of America, And The National Association Of Manufacturers In Support Of Dakota Access, LLC’s Brief On Vacatur

July 17, 2017 | Legal Document

U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers’ Brief Regarding Remedy

Before the Court is the question of whether two United States Army Corps of Engineers’ authorizations to construct a portion of the Dakota Access Pipeline under Lake Oahe should be vacated during remand on three discrete issues. Vacatur is unnecessary and inappropriate under both prongs of the controlling D.C. Circuit test, set out in Allied-Signal, Inc. v. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Comm’n, 988 F.2d 146 (D.C. Cir. 1993).

July 17, 2017 | Legal Document

Brief Of Dakota Access, LLC Regarding Remedy

To decide on a remedy in a case like this, the Court balances the overall equities and considers the practicality of alternatives. Both underlying factors—whether the deficiencies warranting remand are serious and the disruptive consequences of vacatur—strongly favor allowing the Dakota Access Pipeline (“DAPL”) to continue operating during remand.

June 28, 2017 | Feature

Oil, Water, and Steel: The Dakota Access Pipeline

The fight to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, which threatens the water and sacred sites of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, has grown into a global movement of solidarity with Standing Rock. Earthjustice is representing the Tribe in their legal challenges against the pipeline.

June 15, 2017 | Feature

DAPL Ruling: What Was Decided, What’s Next?

An explanation of the latest court decision in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's litigation: how the Trump administration decision fell short in three important respects, and what lies ahead.

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