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LSP Transmission Holdings, LLC v. Sieben

ELR Case

The Eighth Circuit upheld the dismissal of a constitutional challenge to Minnesota's right of first refusal (ROFR) law. An electric transmission company argued the law, which granted incumbent transmission owners a ROFR to construct,...

85 FR 6125

ELR Federal Agency Update

NorthMet Project Permit to Mine Application Dated December 2017

ELR Case

A state appellate court reversed the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' decisions to deny petitions for a contested-case hearing and issue mine and dam safety permits for a proposed copper-nickel-platinum mine in northeastern...

Reissuance of an NPDES/SDS Permit to U.S. Steel Corp.

ELR Case

A state appellate court reversed the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's decision to reissue a NPDES permit for an iron ore mine in northeast Minnesota. An environmental group and Indian band challenged the decision, arguing that the...

84 FR 52502

ELR Federal Agency Update

Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy v. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

ELR Case

In an unpublished opinion, a state appellate court upheld the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' rules under which the permit for a copper-nickel-platinum mine was issued. Environmental groups challenged the rules, asserting...

S. 2599

ELR Congressional Update

S. 2599

ELR Congressional Update

S. 2599, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 4944, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update