State AG Database – Environmental Assessment

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The following is a list of actions taken by state attorneys general with respect to the environmental assessment of projects affecting their jurisdictions.

Lawsuits v. Federal Government

Delaware Dept. of Natural Resources and Environmental Control v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (2010): Delaware and New Jersey brought action pursuant to the APA to challenge a decision made by the US Army Corp of Engineers to proceed with a dredging project to deepen the main navigation channel of the Delaware River without obtaining requisite approval pursuant to the CWA, CAA, CZMA, and Delaware code.

Administrative Proceedings

Comments on Tennessee Pipeline Gas Go. Northeast Energy Direct Project (2015): Massachusetts AG submitted comments to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and a study opposing a proposed natural gas pipeline that would have run through New England.