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August 31, 2020 | Legal Document

Dakota Access Pipeline: U.S. Army Corps Status Report

The Army Corps updates the district court about the status of the pipeline, which is now considered an “encroachment” under federal law. No timeline is given for finalizing their review.

August 31, 2020 | In the News: Independent

Lt. General Who Led Katrina Evacuations Warns Of Pollution Risk From Climate-Driven Extreme Weather Following Hurricane Laura

Michael Brown, Attorney, Fossil Fuel Program, Earthjustice: “Since [Hurricane] Harvey, the petrochemical and oil and gas industry have had a massive build-out plan for the Gulf Coast. They’ve been adding more infrastructure, including in Lake Charles, intending that these plants will exist for 30-50 years without addressing the increasing climate risk they are going to be facing from storms like we saw this week.”

August 26, 2020 | Legal Document

Army Corps Appeals Brief

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' appeals brief, filed with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.

August 26, 2020 | Legal Document

DAPL Appeals Brief

Dakota Access Pipeline's appeals brief, filed with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.

August 24, 2020 | Feature

Northern Fights

By land and by sea, America’s Arctic is under attack. Earthjustice is fighting on multiple fronts to protect this irreplaceable region and keep the Arctic’s fossil fuels in the ground.