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March 18, 2020 | Legal Document

Complaint: Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Expansion of Gulf of Mexico Drilling

Proposed Second Supplemental Complaint. The supplemental complaint over the March 18, 2020, offshore auction follows similar lawsuits in 2018 and 2019 that say federal officials illegally expanded Gulf drilling without fully analyzing the risks to people, wildlife or the environment.The complaint is filed by Earthjustice on behalf of Healthy Gulf, Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity.

March 18, 2020 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Expansion of Gulf of Mexico Drilling

Motion for Leave to File Second Supplemental Complaint. The supplemental complaint over the March 18, 2020, offshore auction follows similar lawsuits in 2018 and 2019 that say federal officials illegally expanded Gulf drilling without fully analyzing the risks to people, wildlife or the environment.The complaint is filed by Earthjustice on behalf of Healthy Gulf, Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity.

January 27, 2020 | Legal Document

Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief of DLNR, State of Hawai‘i

Complaint of DLNR, State of Hawai‘i. Despite courts directives to halt commercial aquarium collection until the environmental review process has been completed, DLNR has allowed such collection to continue unlawfully under commercial marine licenses (CMLs) and has issued or renewed CMLs to commercial aquarium collectors.

January 7, 2020 | Letter

Ongoing Illegal Aquarium Collection Under Commercial Marine Licenses and Request for Meeting

Earthjustice, For the Fishes, Willie and Ka‘imi Kaupiko, Mike Nakachi, and Center for Biological Diversity raise the Hawaiʻi State Department of Land and Natural Resources’ ongoing unlawful practice of allowing commercial aquarium collection to continue without compliance with the environmental review requirements under the Hawai‘i Environmental Policy Act, Haw. Rev. Stat. (HRS) ch. 343.

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