BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Environmentalists have filed a brand new authorized problem towards a U.S. authorities program that enables oil and gasoline pipelines to be constructed throughout wetlands, rivers and different water our bodies.
The lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Courtroom alleges this system lets corporations skirt environmental critiques of potential spills.
The Sierra Membership, Middle for Organic Range and different teams received a courtroom order final 12 months that blocked the U.S. Military Corps of Engineers program.
The company licensed a brand new allow in January, however environmentalists say officers once more failed to think about how that work may affect imperiled fish and wildlife.