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BOEM Gives a Lesson on How Not To Survive NEPA Review - Law ...

BOEM Gives a Lesson on How Not To Survive NEPA Review - Law ... | National Environmental Policy Act News | Scoop.it
Last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with the plaintiffs that the Environmental Impact Statement issued by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to support oil and gas leasing in the Chukchi Sea was ...
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D.C. Circuit Upholds FAA's "No Hazard" Determinations Regarding ...

... challenged the no hazard determinations based on the FAA's failure to analyze the safety risks posed by the project and to perform an environmental review required by the National Environmental Policy Act (“NEPA”), 42 U.S.C.
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Federal Register | Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Inc.: Notice of ...

The Rural Utilities Service (RUS), an agency within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), intends to prepare a supplemental draft environmental impact statement (SDEIS) for Basin Electric Power Cooperative's (Basin Electric) ...
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Exporting Pollutants: No way to reduce a carbon footprint - Crosscut

Exporting Pollutants: No way to reduce a carbon footprint - Crosscut | National Environmental Policy Act News | Scoop.it
Exporting Pollutants: No way to reduce a carbon footprint Crosscut First, the Corps' interpretation of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is disputable, especially considering that two of the coal terminals proposed for Washingtin State...
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Officials Rushed $3B Ind. Highway Project, Enviros Tell Judge - Law360 (subscription)

Officials Rushed $3B Ind. Highway Project, Enviros Tell Judge - Law360 (subscription) | National Environmental Policy Act News | Scoop.it
Officials Rushed $3B Ind. Highway Project, Enviros Tell Judge Law360 (subscription) The groups maintain that in the absence of a final environmental impact statement having been approved, “any action is prohibited which would either have an adverse...
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Quartzsite Solar Energy Project receives go-ahead from Western Area Power - Your Industry News (press release)

Quartzsite Solar Energy Project receives go-ahead from Western Area Power Your Industry News (press release) On December 21, 2012, the Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Yuma Field Office (Yuma) Proposed...
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Fill permit for Logan surface mine upheld - West Virginia Record

Fill permit for Logan surface mine upheld - West Virginia Record | National Environmental Policy Act News | Scoop.it
West Virginia Record Fill permit for Logan surface mine upheld West Virginia Record A unanimous three-judge panel has affirmed West Virginia federal court's decision that found the Corps of Engineers complied with both the Clean Water Act and NEPA...
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Ninth Circuit Upholds BLM's Environmental Assessment Allowing ...

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld summary judgment in favor of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regarding its assessment of the potential environmental impact of a... ...
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Major Court of Appeals Decision Allows Construction of $5 Billion ...

Major Court of Appeals Decision Allows Construction of $5 Billion ... | National Environmental Policy Act News | Scoop.it
MAP-21 eliminated the requirement that the FTA prepare the Alternative Analysis, required FHWA and FTA to more rigorously link planning and NEPA. The 9th Circuit agreed that the FTA could properly rely on the Alternatives ...
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Federal Register | Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., Indian Point ...

The majority of these comments expressed opposition to the granting of the requested exemptions, and many commenters suggested that the NRC prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) and convene a formal evidentiary hearing or other form of...
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The Scoop on the Ninth Circuit Rail Appeal - Hawaii Reporter

The Scoop on the Ninth Circuit Rail Appeal - Hawaii Reporter | National Environmental Policy Act News | Scoop.it
The Scoop on the Ninth Circuit Rail Appeal Hawaii Reporter Did the FEIS prepared by the FTA and the City violate NEPA by defining the purpose and need for the project in terms so narrow as to preclude consideration of alternatives, where every...
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Flurry of Federal Decisions Address Procedures for Legal Challenges Under NEPA and the ESA | Phillips Wesch Burgess PLLC

Flurry of Federal Decisions Address Procedures for Legal Challenges Under NEPA and the ESA | Phillips Wesch Burgess PLLC | National Environmental Policy Act News | Scoop.it
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BLM: Problems exist with some Divide gas leases | Aspen Daily News Online

BLM: Problems exist with some Divide gas leases | Aspen Daily News Online | National Environmental Policy Act News | Scoop.it
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