|ELAW Fellow Brice Séverin Pongui spent Saturday at the Oregon Coast. This photo was taken on the beach, near Heceta Head Lighthouse.|
|Photos: Todd Cooper|
In Western Organization of Resource Councils et al v. U.S. Bureau of Land Management et al, several environmental organizations challenged a federal agency’s approval of revised Resource Management Plans (“RMPs”) for coal development in two areas covering millions of acres of public lands and federal mineral estates within the Powder River Basin.
Join us in extending a warm welcome to new ELAW Fellow Damaris Santana from Mexico!
This week we welcome new ELAW Fellows Juana Bilbano and Delvin Rosalio from Centro por la Justicia y Derechos Humanos de la Costa Atlántica de Nicaragua (CEJUDHCAN).
These Miskito attorneys are fleeing civil unrest on the Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua.
|L to R: Aura Tegria Cristancho and Kadi-Kaisa Kaljuveer|
New ELAW Fellows arrived yesterday! We are pleased to welcome Aura Tegria Cristancho from Colombia and Kadi-Kaisa Kaljuveer from Estonia.
|Local band Monroe Street will perform at 6 p.m.|
|ELAW Fellow Cesar Gamboa|
The Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW) seeks a bilingual (French and English)
lawyer to join us on a one-year contract with possible extension.
Tennessee Clean Water Network v. Tennessee Valley Authority, No. 3:15-cv-00424 (M.D. Tenn. August 4, 2017)
U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee
For decades, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) disposed coal ash from a coal-fired power plant near Gallatin, Tennessee into unlined ponds adjacent to the Cumberland River. Two local organizations filed a case alleging violations of the Clean Water Act.