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November 8, 2019 | Legal Document

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe: Pre-Hearing Brief, North Dakota PSC

To the North Dakota Public Service Commission. In the Matter of Dakota Access, LLC Consolidated Application for an Amended Certificate of Corridor Compatibility and Amended Route Permit; Dakota Access Pipeline Pump Station - Emmons County Siting Application (Case. No. PU-19-204, OAH File. No. 20190280)

October 30, 2019 | In the News: Rolling Stone

Louisiana’s ‘Cancer Alley’ Is Getting Even More Toxic — But Residents Are Fighting Back

Corinne Van Dalen, Attorney, Earthjustice: “This is a massive operation, and the conversion by these giant crackers creates tons of greenhouse gases, as do the plants generating their electricity, greatly worsening the climate crisis. The government is courting and just greenlighting these facilities without any real appreciation of what they’re allowing into their community, just over one mile from an elementary school.”

October 24, 2019 | Feature

Insider Briefing: Zero to 100: Taking Bold Action on Climate Crisis

Earthjustice Vice President for Climate and Energy alongside our Senior Legislative Representative discuss our work to transition the U.S. to 100% clean energy, our national climate coalition partnership, and how these high-level initiatives translate into real change on the ground for impacted communities.

October 14, 2019 | Video

Rigged No More

One day, Pawnee Tribal member Walter Echo-Hawk stumbled upon a worrying scene. Next to his home, oil and gas workers were surveying for fracking. The U.S. government had approved 17 oil and gas leases on Pawnee land without consulting or even notifying the Tribal members. This is the story of how that happened, and how the Pawnee Nation fought back.

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