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S. 757

ELR Congressional Update

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Case

The Fourth Circuit upheld the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' issuance of a dredge and fill permit to a surface coal mine. Environmental groups challenged the adequacy of the Corps' environmental review, arguing that the Corps violated...

Texas: Natural Resources

ELR State Update Item

North Carolina Wildlife Federation v. North Carolina Department of Transportation

ELR Case

The Fourth Circuit held that the Federal Highway Administration and the North Carolina Department of Transportation violated NEPA when they approved the construction of a 20-mile toll road. In calculating the "no-build" baseline as...