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March 25, 2020 | Explainer

FAQ: Standing Rock Litigation

What’s happening now in the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s lawsuit challenging the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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.

February 25, 2020 | Legal Document

Opinion: Kern County CEQA violations

The Board of Supervisors of the County of Kern approved an ordinance to streamline the permitting process for new oil and gas wells and certified an environmental impact report as compliant with CEQA. The plantiffs sued, alleging many CEQA violations. This opinion addresses CEQA violations involving water, agricultural land, and noise.

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