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Pipeline construction races forward in the Atchafalaya Basin ahead of hearing

Bayou Bridge pipeline causes further irreparable harm during peak crawfish season HOUSTON – A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit will hear oral arguments Monday on the appeal of a decision made by U.S. District Court Judge Shelly Dick to grant a preliminary injunction to halt construction on the ...

coal barge sinks in sundarbans

No Government Action to Clean Up Sunken Coal Barge in Sundarbans

At 3:00 AM on April 15, the MV Bilash, a large bulk cargo vessel carrying 775 metric tonnes of coal, sank in the Pashur River watershed near Harbaria Point, upstream of the Sundarbans World Heritage Site. In July, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee issued a decision urging the government of Bangladesh to put an adequate ...

New York Supreme Court strikes down Department of Environmental Conservation’s permit for mega-dairies

Illegal permit allowed industrial animal operations to prepare pollution prevention plans without agency oversight or public input, threatening drinking and recreational waters Yesterday, the New York Supreme Court struck down the General Permit for large concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) issued by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), ruling in favor of environmental ...

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