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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday April 19, 2020 ( 3 items )  

Center for Biological Diversity: Federal Court Invalidates Key Permit for Keystone XL
GREAT FALLS, Montana, April 16 -- The Center for Biological Diversity issued the following news release on April 15: Federal judge ruled that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the law when it approved Nationwide Permit 12, a water-crossing permit critical for TC Energy's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and many other pipelines nationwide. The ruling invalidates Nationwide Permit 12, prohibiting the Corps from using this fast-tracked approval process for any pipelines nationwide, includi  more

Grow America's Infrastructure Now Coalition: Judge's Ruling on Keystone XL Permits Presents Regulatory Uncertainty
WASHINGTON, April 18 -- Grow America's Infrastructure Now Coalition issued the following statement on April 16: U.S. District Judge Brian Morris revoked a key permit yesterday for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline, citing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to adequately consider effects on endangered species in the water bodies that the pipeline would cross. "The ruling does not shut down work that has begun at the U.S.-Canada border crossing in Montana, but TC Energy, the pipeline's d  more

North America's Building Trades Unions: Labor, Industry, Respond to Montana District Court Decision on USACE Nationwide Permit 12
WASHINGTON, April 18 -- North America's Building Trades Unions issued the following joint statement with three organizations: North America's Building Trades Unions (NABTU), the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) issued the following statement in response to the April 15 decision by a federal judge in the District Court of Montana that vacated the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers issuance of a Nationwide Permit 12 for the construction of   more