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ELR Congressional Update

The Future of Pipelines

ELR Article

New oil and gas pipeline construction is increasingly controversial, with environmental and indigenous groups warning of leaks and spills, increased reliance on fossil fuels, and infringement upon indigenous land. Recent setbacks to...

Indigenous Environmental Network v. Trump

ELR Case

A district court denied a request to block a permit issued by President Trump authorizing a pipeline company to construct a cross-border segment of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Environmental groups argued the president violated the...

Northern Plains Resource Council v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Case

A district court amended a previous order that vacated a nationwide permit (NWP 12) reissued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and enjoined the Corps from authorizing any dredge or fill activities under the permit pending completion...

Northern Plains Resource Council v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Case

A district court vacated a nationwide permit reissued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that allowed for construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline across waterways. Environmental groups argued the reissuance violated the ESA by failing...

85 FR 5232

ELR Federal Agency Update

Indigenous Environmental Network v. United States Department of State

ELR Case

A district court granted in part and denied in part a pipeline company's motion to stay a previous order enjoining the company from continuing certain preconstruction activities on the Keystone XL oil pipeline until the State Department...

Indigenous Environmental Network v. United States Department of State

ELR Case

A district court granted in part and denied in part a pipeline company's motion to amend the court's previous order temporarily enjoining the company from constructing a cross-border oil pipeline known as Keystone XL. The company sought...

Indigenous Environmental Network v. United States Department of State

ELR Case

A district court ordered the State Department to supplement its 2014 EIS for a cross-border oil pipeline, known as Keystone XL, to consider the pipeline company's alternative route that was approved for the project. Environmental groups...

Indigenous Environmental Network v. TransCanada Corp.

ELR Case

A district court held that a lawsuit challenging the Keystone XL pipeline can continue despite calls from the federal government to dismiss the case. On April 4, 2017, the State Department approved a presidential permit for the pipeline...