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September 6, 2022 | Legal Document

Final Settlement Agreement - Montana, Dakotas Leasing

Conservation groups and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) have reached a settlement agreement that will prevent new oil and gas drilling on 58,000 acres of public lands in Montana and the Dakotas pending a new analysis of its potential harm to groundwater and the climate.

July 5, 2022 | In the News: The Hill

Court Nixes Trump-era Rules Loosening Endangered Species Protections

Kristen Boyles, Managing Attorney, Northwest Office, Earthjustice: “The whole point of the Endangered Species Act is to give protections to species that are on the brink of extinction. The Trump rules that have today been repealed did nothing to help species and in fact did affirmative harm to how species are protected in this country. By the court ruling today, we go back to the regulatory interpretation that had been in place for over 40 years.”

June 30, 2022 | Case

Waters of the United States

Thanks to this lawsuit and the Court’s ruling, the country will now return to water protections that were in place for years starting in 1986, wiping the Trump Dirty Water Rule off the books.

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