Canadian court quashes construction approvals for Trans Mountain

In a stunning blow, the Federal Court of Appeal has quashed the government's approvals to build the Trans Mountain expansion project — a major victory for Indigenous groups and environmentalists opposed to the $7.4-billion project. In the decision released Thursday, and written by Justice Eleanor Dawson, the court found the National Energy Board's assessment of the …

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Hullabaloo over the EPA’s “Strengthening Transparency in Science” Proposal

Last week, I joined 68 environmental and administrative law professors affiliated with 47 universities around the country in a comment letter, prepared by UCLA's Sean Hecht and Julia Stein, that urged EPA’s Acting Administrator Wheeler to withdraw the “Strengthening Transparency in Science” proposed rule.  UC Berkeley's Dan Farber wrote here and here about some of the proposed rule’s defects. Amanda …

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