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August 23, 2019 | Feature

Monumental Discoveries

Scientists are unearthing amazing dinosaurs in a national monument targeted by Trump.

August 13, 2019 | In the News: Gillette News Record

Feds to Start Weaning Elk From Feeding at Refuge

Tim Preso, Managing Attorney, Northern Rockies Office, Earthjustice: “What it boils down to is that they have an opportunity to complete this planning process by Dec. 31, and have a plan in place by the next feeding season in 2020. We have agreed to suspend litigation long enough to allow for them to seize that opportunity.”

August 9, 2019 | In the News: The Arizona Republic

Feds Reissue Permit For 28,000-Home Plan Near San Pedro River

Stu Gillespie, Attorney, Earthjustice: “The Corps has not remedied the fatal flaws in its decision-making process. Its revised analysis contains even more contradictions and conclusory assertions than the prior flawed analysis. As a result, the Corps reissued the same permit for the Villages at Vigneto without ever analyzing the impacts of the proposed development on the San Pedro River. That’s downright inadequate and contrary to the law.”

July 24, 2019 | Legal Document

Order on Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment re: Montanore Project

The Montana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System's renewed water pollution discharge permit issued for the Montanore Minerals Corporation's copper and silver mine proposed to be developed in the Cabinet Mountains in northwest Montana is vacated and the matter remanded to Department of Environmental Quality for further action consistent with this decision.

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