Supreme Court: Pipeline Can Take State Land

Supreme Court: Pipeline Can Take State Land

By Ashira Morris, ODP Staff Writer In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court ruled that New Jersey can’t stop the PennEast natural gas pipeline from being built on state land. The pipeline, planned to run 116 miles from Pennsylvania to New Jersey, needs to be built on land owned by the state of New Jersey. […]

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Interview of the Week: Amy Howe of SCOTUSblog on the Supreme Court and Environmental Law click button

Interview of the Week: Amy Howe of SCOTUSblog on the Supreme Court and Environmental Law

This week we continue our month-long series of interviews with women at the top of their game – Monica talked with long-time Friend of the Planet and fellow “blogger,” Amy Howe, one of the founders of the highly regarded SCOTUSblog.  We wanted to ask her about newly appointed Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s first opinion, which […]

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Interview of the Week: Richard Lazarus on Earth Day and Environmental Law and the Courts

Interview of the Week: Richard Lazarus on Earth Day and Environmental Law and the Courts

Richard is the Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, and a leading expert on U.S. environmental laws. ODP:  In less than a week, it will be the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, which led to landmark laws like the Endangered Species Act, NEPA, and the Clean Water Act.  Leaving aside […]

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