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August 2, 2016 | Legal Document

Final Guidance for Federal Departments and Agencies on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate Change in National Environmental Policy Act Reviews

The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) issues this guidance to assist Federal agencies in their consideration of the effects of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions1 and climate change when evaluating proposed Federal actions in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the CEQ Regulations Implementing the Procedural Provisions of NEPA (CEQ Regulations).

July 27, 2016 | Legal Document

Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief U.S. Department of the Navy

By this Complaint, Plaintiffs seek to compel Defendants to comply with the national Environmental policy Act ("NEPA") in connection with the Navy's decision to station permanently thousands of U.S. Marines on the island of Guam to conduct live fire training for those Marines on the islands of Tinian and Pågan in the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands.

April 14, 2016 | Case

Defending the Northern Mariana Islands

The U.S. Navy failed to consider the intense disruption to communities and the environmental destruction that would result from training 5,000 Marines on Tinian and Pågan.

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