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S. 2356

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 4375

ELR Congressional Update

Northwest Environmental Defense Center v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Case

A district court granted summary judgment for conservation groups in a lawsuit alleging that the Army Corps of Engineers' continued operation and maintenance of a flood control project in the Pacific Northwest violated the ESA. The...

Ongoing Actions, Ongoing Issues: Trying Again to Free Federal Dams From the ESA

ELR Article

Federal dams have been the focus of major disputes involving application of the Endangered Species Act (ESA), especially its §7 prohibitions on federal actions causing jeopardy to protected species. Operating agencies and project...

Flowing Water, Flowing Costs: Assessing FERC’s Authority to Decommission Dams

ELR Article

This year, 2019, marks the 20th anniversary of the removal of the Edwards Dam, one of the first functioning hydroelectric dam to be decommissioned and removed in the United States. It was also the first to be removed under the Federal...

83 FR 18555

ELR Federal Agency Update

S. 2717, Committee Action

ELR Congressional Update