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March 8, 2018 | Blog Post

Clean Water Rule Rider Sells Democracy Downriver

Congress is using a harmful, sneaky provision in a large must-pass spending bill to try and make it easier for EPA to repeal the Clean Water Rule without public or legal oversight.

February 28, 2018 | Legal Document

Amended Cadiz Complaint

Conservation and health-safety groups have filed suit in federal court challenging the Trump administration’s approval of an enormous groundwater-mining and pipeline project in Southern California. The Cadiz water project, approved without environmental review, includes the construction of a pipeline through the Mojave Trails National Monument and other public lands in the area.

February 27, 2018 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Federal Judge Blocks Construction of Bayou Bridge Pipeline

Federal District Court Judge Shelly Dick halts the construction of the controversial Bayou Bridge Pipeline across the Atchafalaya Basin. Judge Dick found that the lawsuit filed by several groups—Atchafalaya Basinkeeper, the Louisiana Crawfish Producers Association (West), Gulf Restoration Network, Waterkeeper Alliance and Sierra Club, represented by lawyers with Earthjustice—raises serious concerns and that the 162-mile pipeline would irreparably harm the Atchafalaya Basin.

February 26, 2018 | Blog Post

Crawfisherman’s Fight Brings Pipeline to a Halt

Crawfisherman Jody Meche’s family has lived off Louisiana’s Atchafalaya Basin for generations. Now he’s fighting to protect it—and his way of life—from a destructive oil pipeline.

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