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The Latest On: Water

June 28, 2021 | Legal Document

Notice of Appeal Challenging Donlin Mine Water Certificate Approval

The Orutsararmiut Traditional Native Council (ONC) filed a Notice of Appeal in Alaska Superior Court in Anchorage, challenging Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Jason Brune’s decision to uphold a water-quality permit.

June 24, 2021 | In the News: Gizmodo

Joe Biden’s Justice Department Defends Line 3 Pipeline

Moneen Nasmith, Attorney, Northeast Office, Earthjustice: “We were hoping that if the Biden team is going to be real about their commitments that they’ve made in the executive orders that they have issued since coming into office on climate, on tribal issues, on environmental justice, that, at a minimum, they weren’t going to come out with a full-throated, doubling-down defense of the Trump administration’s previous decision. Unfortunately, that’s what we saw last night in their filing.”

June 16, 2021 | Case

Defending the Ohio River Valley from the Risks of Solution Mining Wells

A coalition of clean water advocates, represented by Earthjustice, successfully sued the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for issuing permits to build three solution mining wells without public notice or comment or preparing a draft permit, in violation with their own regulations for solution mining projects.