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La Crosse Court OK’s Limited Environmental Review of Rail Expansion Permit

May 19, 2016

Citizen challenge to BNSF wetland and bridge permit dismissed by court.

La Crosse Area Residents Ask Court to Stop Rail Expansion During Legal Challenge

Jun 03, 2015

Petitioners cited threats to safety and environmental health from the plan to expand rail lines carrying crude oil through their community.

DNR Change to BNSF Permit Adds More Problems to Rail Expansion Plan

May 06, 2015

Amended permit circumvents public rights and environmental protections.

Citizens concerned with DNR process to permit rail expansion file legal challenge

Mar 09, 2015

Petitioners are asking the court to reverse the DNR’s decision to grant the permit and require the agency to prepare an environmental analysis that complies with the Wisconsin Environmental Policy Act.

Crude oil rail line through La Crosse wetlands approved by DNR

Feb 09, 2015

Lack of an Environmental Impact Statement may run agency afoul of state law.

MEA to DNR: Enbridge Pipeline Environmental Impact Statement Needed

May 19, 2014

Science-based decision making and meaningful citizen involvement is required before approving crude oil pipeline expansion between Superior, Wisconsin and Flanagan, Illinois.