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Complaint Challenging NEPA Review for Lease Sale 258 (PDF)

Legal filings
Complaint filed by NRDC and partner organizations challenging the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Lease Sale 258 in Cook Inlet, Alaska. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has failed to comply with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), threatening the...

Gulf of Mexico Whale Petition (PDF)

Legal filings
Legal petition to establish a mandatory 10-knot limit and other vessel-related mitigation measure for vessel traffic within the core habitat of the Gulf of Mexico whale.

NRDC & ASFPM Petition (PDF)

Legal filings
Through the petition, NRDC and ASFPM are requesting FEMA update the agency’s rules for building and land-use in the nation’s floodplains, and to develop flood maps that project future flood risks. FEMA, through the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), has...

AR Section K through M (PDF)

Legal filings
Administrative record and supporting citations for Petitioners’ reply brief in Salvation Army et al. v. City of Bell.

NRDC Request for Rehearing – Jordan Cove (PDF)

Legal filings
On April 20, 2020, NRDC filed a request for rehearing before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) of FERC’s decision to authorize the Jordan Cove liquified natural gas export terminal and the associated Pacific Connector natural gas pipeline.

NRDC Petition for Review – Jordan Cove (PDF)

Legal filings
On May 28, 2020, NRDC filed a petition for review in the D.C. Circuit challenging the decision of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to authorize the Jordan Cove liquified natural gas export terminal and the associated Pacific Connector natural gas...

U.S. Court of International Trade Final Order (PDF)

Legal filings
Opinion and order from Judge Katzmann granting NRDC et al. request to dismiss vaquita lawsuit following U.S. government embargo of certain gillnet fisheries that threaten the species' existence.

PCCFA v. Ross Complaint (PDF)

Legal filings
NRDC has filed its 100th suit against the Trump Administration in an effort to protect California Salmon and endangered species.