The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe last week renewed its opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota with another court filing.
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In a positive development for the oil and gas industry, but one that is also sure to generate legal challenges from environmental groups, the Trump administration on Tuesday unveiled a narrowed definition about which waterbodies deserve protection under the federal Clean Water Act.
Another U.S. Army Corps of Engineers office has suspended authorization for Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) to cross dozens more streams and wetlands in West Virginia, citing a federal appeals court decision earlier this month that vacated a key permit.
In yet another blow for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday suspended authorization for the project to cross hundreds of streams and wetlands in Virginia, citing a recent decision from a federal appeals court that vacated a key permit.
A federal judge in South Carolina on Thursday blocked the Trump administration from delaying enforcement of a controversial Obama-era definition of what constitutes Waters of the United States (WOTUS), issuing an injunction making the rule law in 26 states where the 2015 Clean Water Rule (CWR) has not already been stayed.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has filed a motion to lift the stay of verifications it issued for a crucial water crossing permit for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) project, arguing that it’s addressed the issues involved.
Pursuing the same strategy they used to persuade a court to stop water crossing construction activities for the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) until a broader legal challenge is resolved, a coalition of environmental groups wants to do the same to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) project.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers said they plan to repeal, rather than modify, a controversial Obama-era definition of what constitutes Waters of the United States (WOTUS), arguing that the definition has led to regulatory uncertainty and runs afoul of previous rulings by the Supreme Court.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday proposed rescinding the Clean Water Rule (CWR), which was designed by the Obama administration to clarify what constitutes Waters of the United States (WOTUS).
Following a boost from the Trump administration, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) on Tuesday returned to its original assessment and granted an easement to the backers of the controversial $3.8 billion, 1,200-mile Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) for its final leg, a water crossing in south-central North Dakota.