Skip to main content

Water

The Latest On: Water

July 6, 2018 | Legal Document

Bayou Bridge Pipeline: 5th Circuit Opinion

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit overturns an order halting construction of the controversial Bayou Bridge pipeline in the Atchafalaya River Basin. The ruling reverses U.S. District Court Judge Shelly Dick’s February order granting a preliminary injunction to halt construction on the portion of the Bayou Bridge pipeline that crosses the Atchafalaya Basin, a National Heritage Area famous for Louisiana crawfish production.

June 25, 2018 | Legal Document

Twin Metals Mine Complaint

This action challenges an attempt by the Bureau of Land Management to rescind a final decision issued nearly one and a half years previously. The Bureau’s previous decision, dated December 15, 2016, denied an application from Twin Metals Minnesota to renew two hardrock mineral leases, MNES 01352 and MNES 01353, adjacent to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in the Superior National Forest.

Pages

About Earthjustice

Earthjustice is the premier nonprofit environmental law organization. We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health, to preserve magnificent places and wildlife, to advance clean energy, and to combat climate change. We are here because the earth needs a good lawyer.