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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Montana Newsletter for Sunday May 17, 2020 ( 5 items )  

350.org Issues Statement on Keystone XL Water Permit
NEW YORK, May 13 -- The 350.org issued the following statement by Ground Organizer Kendall Mackey: On Monday, a federal judge in Montana upheld his ruling last month that canceled Nationwide Permit 12, a key environmental permit for the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline, further halting other oil and gas pipeline projects with delays. Last month's ruling stated that the US Army Corps violated the law by granting the permit, and that the Corps must begin formal consultations under guidelines of   more

Center for Biological Diversity: Federal Court Upholds Ruling Blocking Permit Critical to Keystone XL, Other Oil and Gas Pipelines
GREAT FALLS, Montana, May 12 -- The Center for Biological Diversity issued the following news release on May 11: A federal judge largely upheld an April 15 ruling vacating Nationwide Permit 12, a key water-crossing permit used by TC Energy's Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and many other pipelines nationwide. The April ruling held that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the Endangered Species Act in issuing Nationwide Permit 12. The decision prohibited the Corps from using this fast-trac  more

Center for Education Reform: Amicus Brief Filed in Most Important Education Case in Decades
WASHINGTON, May 13 -- The Center for Education Reform issued the following news release: With the U.S. Supreme Court scheduled to consider the most important education case in decades, organizations representing parents, educators, successful schools and policymakers have joined in filing an Amicus Brief to the High Court in the case Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue. The case centers on the constitutionality of Montana's Blaine Amendment and its application to deny parents the ability   more

Grow America's Infrastructure Now Coalition: Nationwide Permit 12 Ruling Jeopardizes American Energy Security
WASHINGTON, May 13 -- Grow America's Infrastructure Now Coalition issued the following statement by spokesman Craig Stevens: Late yesterday, the Obama-appointed Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana maintained his earlier decision suspending Nationwide Permit 12 - barring the Army Corps of Engineers from using its authority under the Clean Water Act to permit construction of new oil and gas pipelines. He did narrow his decision to allow the Corps to use the permit f  more

Radiation Research Journal Issues Research Articles in May 2020 Edition
BOZEMAN, Montana, May 14 -- Radiation Research, a journal that says it deals with radiation effects and related subjects in the areas of physics, chemistry, biology and medicine from the Radiation Research Society, published research articles on the following topics in its May 2020 edition: * Neurological Impairments in Mice Subjected to Irradiation and Chemotherapy * Development of Novel Radiosensitizers through the National Cancer Institute's Small Business Innovation Research Program * Ant  more