Atchafalaya Basinkeeper v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Citation: 48 ELR 20114
No(s). 18-30257 (5th Cir. Jul 6, 2018)

The Fifth Circuit vacated a lower court's decision to preliminarily enjoin a pipeline company from constructing part of a pipeline through the Atchafalaya Basin, a sensitive wetlands area in southern Louisiana. Environmental groups argued that the EAs conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (C...