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Enviros Sue To Block La. Oil Pipeline Construction

Law360, New York (January 11, 2018, 8:34 PM EST) -- The Sierra Club, Waterkeeper Alliance and other environmental groups filed suit in Louisiana federal court Thursday opposing a recent decision allowing the company behind the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline to move forward with a connecting pipeline that the challengers say would threaten the country’s largest river swamp.

The complaint seeks to vacate a mid-December decision issuing permits and authorizations for the proposed Bayou Bridge Pipeline — intended to connect DAPL to refineries and export terminals in St. James Parish, Louisiana — contending that the U.S. Army...
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Case Information

Case Title

Atchafalaya Basinkeeper et al v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Case Number



Louisiana Middle

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision


Shelly D. Dick

Date Filed

January 11, 2018

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