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84 FR 15491

ELR Federal Agency Update

Atchafalaya Basinkeeper v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Case

A district court denied environmental groups' motion to preliminarily enjoin a pipeline company from continuing construction on an oil pipeline in the Atchafalaya Basin. The groups sought the injunction to prevent alleged irreparable...

Butler v. Louisiana Department of Natural Resources

ELR Case

A state appellate court reversed a judgment against a coastal use permit issued by Louisiana's Department of Natural Resources for construction of an oil pipeline. The Department argued that the lower court erred in not deferring to the...

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...

Atchafalaya Basinkeeper v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Case

The Fifth Circuit stayed a preliminary injunction that barred a company from constructing a crude oil pipeline through the environmentally sensitive Atchafalaya Basin. An environmental group claimed that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

White Earth Nation v. Kerry

ELR Case

A district court dismissed a lawsuit filed against the State Department in connection with two upgrade projects for a major oil sands pipeline that crosses the U.S-Canada border. One project would replace an existing pipeline segment,...

Sierra Club v. United States Forest Service

ELR Case

A district court held that the U.S. Forest Service did not violate NEPA or the APA when it reissued a 30-year special use permit allowing an energy company to continue operating a portion of a 1,100-mile pipeline through the Huron-...