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July 6, 2018 | Legal Document

Bayou Bridge Pipeline: 5th Circuit Opinion

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit overturns an order halting construction of the controversial Bayou Bridge pipeline in the Atchafalaya River Basin. The ruling reverses U.S. District Court Judge Shelly Dick’s February order granting a preliminary injunction to halt construction on the portion of the Bayou Bridge pipeline that crosses the Atchafalaya Basin, a National Heritage Area famous for Louisiana crawfish production.

May 25, 2018 | Legal Document

Amicus Brief: Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments & Physicians for Social Responsibility re: CO oil and gas

Amici Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments and Physicians for Social Responsibility are organizations whose members treat, study, and care for patients who suffer negative health impacts from unconventional oil and gas development in Colorado. They submit this amicus brief to ensure that the Court does not lose sight of the mounting body of peer-reviewed scientific evidence that unconventional oil and gas development in Colorado negatively impacts public health.

May 22, 2018 | In the News: Times Union

Oil Company Abandons Possible Tar Sands Oil Facility At Port Of Albany

Chris Amato, Attorney, Earthjustice: "Global's proposal would have spewed more toxic pollution into the air, endangering the health of South End residents, including hundreds of children who live and attend [Giffen Elementary] school in the shadow of the Global facility. This has been, and continues to be, a fight for environmental justice."

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