Pipeline Construction

‘Smaller of Small’ Businesses Targeted for Covid-19 Relief

Isabelle Casillas Guzman The federal paycheck protection program officially ended on Monday, but there are still many programs available to help small businesses, including grants to business assistance groups to support socially and economically disadvantaged entrepreneurs. New Community browser driver The program, initiated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), …

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Big Oil’s bad week

A barrel of Shell oil on a protest banner as environmental organization MilieuDefensie takes on Royal Dutch … [+] Shell Plc at the courthouse courthouse for emissions in The Hague, The Netherlands on Wednesday May 26, 2021. Royal Dutch Shell Plc has been ordered by a Dutch court to cut …

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As mobilization gains traction, more than 300 groups plead with Biden to ‘stop line 3’

“To be successful and authentically Build Back Better, your administration must quickly revoke the Line 3 license.” “Your unprecedented goals for climate action, for federal respect for tribal sovereignty, for environmental justice, and for science all require that you revoke or change the Presidential Line 3 permit.”—Letter from more than …

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Self-storage rents maintain their momentum

April 2021 Year-to-year rent variation for 10 × 10 units The self-storage sector continued to benefit from the high demand created by the pandemic, recording significant improvements in rents in the U.S. Street rents rose 8% for the average non-air-conditioned 10 × 10 and 9.5% for climate controlled units of …

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Memphis pipeline project violates civil rights law

We filed an administrative complaint with the United States Environmental Protection Agency under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on behalf of the community of Memphis against pollution. The complaint alleges that the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, or TDEC, violated Title VI by making a …

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If Pipeline Company Wants Your Land, Louisiana Decision Says They Must Pay Your Legal Fees | Environment

Louisiana landowners who lose property because of a prominent estate must be fully compensated, according to the state’s Constitution. Now a 6-1 decision of the State Supreme Court, favoring landowners in a dispute Bayou bridge pipeline under construction on their property, says the compensation includes covering the landowner’s lawyer bill …

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The fight against pipeline 3

This could be the beginning of the end of dependence on fossil fuels, as oil infrastructure companies like Enbridge and TC Energy face growing opposition from Indigenous peoples and environmental activists. Pipeline 3, originally built in 1961, is a crude oil pipeline, particularly tar sands, that runs from Alberta to …

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SLECA warns that flooding at power plant could lead to extended outages in parts of Terrebonne

Electric utility officials warn of problems, including extended outages, that could result from flooding around a key electrical facility that serves parts of southern Terrebonne and eastern Houma. Officials from the South Louisiana Electrical Cooperative Association discussed the issue Wednesday evening with the Terrebonne Parish Council. SLECA officials argue that …

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How the colonial pipeline became a vital fuel artery

[Latest news: Colonial Pipeline restarted its operations.] HOUSTON – The ransomware attack that forced the shutdown of a pipeline supplying fuel to the northeastern United States exposed the vulnerability of the U.S. energy system. It has led the governors of several states to declare emergency situations. And this has caused …

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3 orders can challenge the law on pipeline intrusion

Protesters in New Orleans and Mississippi and a reporter from New York arrested in protest against pipeline construction may continue to challenge Louisiana law Anyone found guilty of trespassing in the area of ​​a pipeline carries a five-year prison sentence, a federal judge has ruled. But landowners and environmental and …

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Oil and Gas Pipeline Construction: Environmental Organizations File Legal Challenge to US Corps of Engineers National Permit 12 | Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, PLLC

Download PDF The Sierra Club and other environmental organizations have filed a lawsuit for declarative and injunctive action (“suit”) in the United States District Court for the District of Montana against the United States Army Corps of Engineers (“Corps”) challenging his new clean water law. National permit (“NWP”) 12. NWP …

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