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August 20, 2019 | In the News: Seattle PI

Appeals Court Deals Blow To Big Coal Export Terminal Proposed For Longview, Washington

Marisa Ordonia, Attorney, Northwest Regional Office, Earthjustice: "DNR manages state lands for the benefit of the public, not for the benefit of hedge fund investors gambling on coal exports. The Court of Appeals confirmed DNR was appropriately cautious about exposing Washington to a damaging and risky coal export terminal, particularly given Millennium's deception early in the state permitting process."

August 16, 2019 | Legal Document

Dakota Access Pipeline: Memorandum in Support of a Motion for Summary Judgment

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s continuing legal battle against the Dakota Access Pipeline advanced today with a motion for summary judgment filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C. The Tribe asks the Court to vacate an easement that was granted to allow pipeline construction. This would effectively halt Dakota Access Pipeline operations while the Corps conducted a full-fledged environmental review.

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