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Line 3 opponents file federal suit to try to block the pipeline

Opponents of the Line 3 oil pipeline replacement project have filed a federal suit seeking to halt construction on the project, arguing that a key water quality permit granted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in November failed to consider several environmental impacts.

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U.S. Army Corps denies permit for massive gold and copper mine in pristine Alaska

The Trump administration has denied a key permit or a massive gold and copper mine in Alaska striking a devastating blow to a project opposed by an unusual coalition that includes the president's son as well as conservationists and Alaska Natives.

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Justice

Judges hear appeal on Dakota Access Pipeline permit, study

The fight over a key permit and environmental review for the Dakota Access Pipeline reached a panel of federal appellate judges Wednesday.
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Climate

Fish and Wildlife Service sticks to pro-development stance on 28,000-home project

Reinstatement of a Phoenix developer's permit to build a 28,000-home project in Benson is likely now that federal agencies have stood by an earlier decision limiting its environmental reviews

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Climate

Army Corps takes heat in wake of Missouri River flooding

This spring's massive flooding along the Missouri River unearthed bitter criticism of the federal agency that manages the river while causing more than $3 billion in damage.

lompocrecord.com
Climate

Experts say LA in danger of mega storm

Scientists call it California's "other big one," and they say it could cause three times as much damage as a major earthquake ripping along the San Andreas.

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Justice

Flood thy neighbor: Who stays dry and who decides?

One Missouri town's levee saga captures what's wrong with America's approach to controlling rivers.
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Originals

Deciphering dueling analyses of clean water regulations

"We find no defensible or consistent basis provided by the agencies for the decision to exclude what amounts to the largest category of benefits from the 2017 ruling."

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