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August 20, 2018 | Legal Document

Letter to Council on Environmental Quality urging enforcement, not rewrite, of NEPA

This letter represents the collective response of 341 public interest organizations, representing millions of members and supporters, to the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) recent Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM). Rather than contemplating a rewrite of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations, this letter urges CEQ to invest its modest resources, and most importantly, its leadership position, in a systematic initiative to enforce them.

October 13, 2017 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Federal Judge Denies Motion To Dismiss Lawsuit Over Pågan, Tinian Training

U.S. District Judge Ramona Manglona refused to dismiss a lawsuit challenging U.S. Navy plans for the Marine Corps to conduct live-fire training in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. In a decision issued in Saipan, Judge Manglona said the lawsuit questioning whether the Navy failed to consider all the impacts associated with the plan to transfer 5,000 Marines from Okinawa to Guam and begin staging massive, live-fire war games on the islands of Pågan and Tinian can proceed.

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