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Environmental Reviews

April 15, 2019, 9am PDT
The Trump administration's "energy dominance" agenda depends, in part, on growing the energy distribution network, namely pipelines, rail facilities, and ports. However, states can use the Clean Water Act to block pipelines and coal terminals.
InsideClimate News
February 9, 2019, 9am PST
The environmental review for a master-planned community outside of Benson is the subject of a lawsuit by a coalition of environmental groups.
Arizona Republic
August 17, 2018, 8am PDT
A reminder of the intended purpose of environmental law.
Center for American Progress
January 24, 2017, 2pm PST
Fulfilling two campaign promises, President Trump conditionally approved two controversial pipelines to transport oil sands from Alberta and Bakken oil from North Dakota, certain to stir opposition from environmentalists and Native Americans.
USA Today
December 7, 2016, 10am PST
In what could be a first, but potential not a last, the power of the California Environmental Quality Act was invoked in San Francisco with regard to concerns about gentrification.
San Francisco Chronicle
July 27, 2014, 1pm PDT
The Senate will hear four amendments to the House bill, passed July 15, in the last week of July. Sens. Boxer, Carper, and Corker want the funding extension to terminate on December 19 rather than May 31. On August 1, DOT reduces payments to states.
The Wall Street Journal
August 12, 2010, 10am PDT
Delayed from implementation for four years, San Francisco's bicycle plan has been legally ruled into action. The first lanes are being painted.
San Francisco Chronicle