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the Application of Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership, for a Certificate of Need and a Routing Permit for the Proposed Line 3 Replacement Project in Minnesota From the North Dakota Border to the Wisconsin Border

ELR Case

A state appellate court upheld, 2-1, a certificate of need and routing permit granted by the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission for replacement of a portion of the Line 3 oil pipeline. Native American tribes and environmental groups...

Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Case

A district court denied a motion to preliminarily enjoin construction of a replacement for the Enbridge Line 3 oil pipeline. Native American tribes and environmental groups challenged the Army Corps of Engineers' issuance of a permit...

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...

85 FR 39854

ELR Federal Agency Update

Environmental Law & Policy Center v. United States Coast Guard

ELR Case

A district court denied summary judgment to environmental groups in a challenge to the U.S. Coast Guard's approval of a contingency plan for a Michigan oil pipeline. The groups argued that the plan failed to respond to a worst-case...

Applications of Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership, for a Certificate of Need and Routing Permit for the Proposed Line 3 Replacement Project in Minnesota From the North Dakota Border to the Wisconsin Border

ELR Case

A state appellate court reversed the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission's determination that the final EIS for a proposed pipeline replacement project was adequate. Environmental groups argued the final EIS failed to address...

Puntenney v. Iowa Utilities Board

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A state high court affirmed a lower court denial of landowners' and an environmental group's petition to review a decision by the Iowa Utilities Board authorizing a company to use eminent domain to build a crude oil pipeline. The...

84 FR 15491

ELR Federal Agency Update