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April 23, 2020 | Explainer

The Clean Water Case of the Century

The Supreme Court ruled to keep the Clean Water Act intact, dealing a major loss to the Trump administration and its pro-polluter agenda. The court's decision solidifies the Clean Water Act’s place as one of the nation’s most effective environmental laws.

April 23, 2020 | Legal Document

U.S. Supreme Court Decision in County of Maui vs. Hawai’i Wildlife Fund

The U.S. Supreme Court rules to keep the Clean Water Act intact, dealing a major loss to the Trump administration and its pro-polluter agenda. The opinion was written by Justice Breyer with a vote of 6-3; with Chief Justice Roberts joining the opinion, along with Ginsburg, Sotomayor, Kagan, and Kavanaugh.

March 18, 2020 | Legal Document

Complaint: Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Expansion of Gulf of Mexico Drilling

Proposed Second Supplemental Complaint. The supplemental complaint over the March 18, 2020, offshore auction follows similar lawsuits in 2018 and 2019 that say federal officials illegally expanded Gulf drilling without fully analyzing the risks to people, wildlife or the environment.The complaint is filed by Earthjustice on behalf of Healthy Gulf, Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity.

March 18, 2020 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Expansion of Gulf of Mexico Drilling

Motion for Leave to File Second Supplemental Complaint. The supplemental complaint over the March 18, 2020, offshore auction follows similar lawsuits in 2018 and 2019 that say federal officials illegally expanded Gulf drilling without fully analyzing the risks to people, wildlife or the environment.The complaint is filed by Earthjustice on behalf of Healthy Gulf, Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity.

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