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Litigation: NPCA urges court to force Corps to remove transmission line

August 20, 2019
Environmentalists are objecting to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed court remedy that would allow it to keep a controversial transmission line in operation while it conducts a new National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review of the project, with the case seen as a test of the Trump administration’s approach to NEPA reviews. The plaintiffs in National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) v. Todd Semonite, et al ., say in an Aug. 15 filing in U.S. District Court for the...


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