Pelican Settlements

Consent Judgment, Oakville Community Action Group, Louisiana Environmental Action Network, Gloria Mayfield v. Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, No. 643930 (19th Jud. Dist.) (104-030.1) (3/16/17)

Stipulated Motion and Order of Dismissal, Atchafalaya Basinkeeper, Louisiana Crawfish Producers Association–West, and Gulf Restoration Network v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 2:15-cv-06982 (E.D. La.) (155-017) (2/1/17)

Settlement Agreement, Gulf Restoration Network v. Hancock County Development, LLC, No. 08-cv-186 (S.D. Miss.) (Settling post-consent decree dispute about escrow funds and completion of restoration.) (157-019) (1/31/17)

Consent Decree, Louisiana Environmental Action Network and Sierra Club v. McCarthy, No. 3:15-cv-00858 (M.D. La.) (126-024.2) (8/23/16)

2015 Settlement Agreement plus 2017 Addendum, Apalachicola Riverkeeper, Louisiana Environmental Action Network, and Waterkeeper Alliance v. Taylor Energy Co., No. 12-337 (E.D. La.) (101-127) (9/3/15)

Consent Decree, Gulf Restoration Network, Louisiana Environmental Action Network, and Sierra Club v. United Bulk Terminals Davant, LLC, No. 14-608 (E.D. La.) (157-045) (10/07/15)

Consent Judgment, Gulf Restoration Network v. City of Hattiesburg, No. 12-cv-36 (S.D. Miss.) (Requiring the City of Hattiesburg to design and construct a plant to treat the City’s wastewater sufficiently to meet its permit limits and other Clean Water Act requirements by September 2018) (157-039) (9/29/14)

Settlement Agreement (two cases), Woodland Borrow Pits, LLC v. Plaquemines Parish Gov’t, No. 61-075, 076 (25th Jud. Dist) (providing among other things that a borrow-pit site will not be used as a landfill for at least 25 years )(177-004) (7/14/14)

Settlement Agreement, RESTORE v. Beauregard Water Works District No. 3, No. 12-cv-2602 (W.D. La.) (providing for an audit of the District’s operations, among other things) (170-001) (5/22/14)

Little Tchefuncte River Association and Gulf Restoration Network v. Artesian Utility Company, Inc., No.12-1923 (E.D. La.) (requiring, inter alia, compliance with a Clean Water Act permit) (167-002) (10/18/13)

Settlement Agreement, MQVN Community Development Corporation, Vietnamese American Young Leaders Association of New Orleans, et al. v. Waste Management of Louisiana, LLC, No 12-cv-546 (E.D. La.) (providing among other things that the Chef Menteur landfill will not be reopened) (101-099.1) (5/14/13)

Consent Decree, Louisiana Environmental Action Network v. City of Baton Rouge, et al., No. 10-cv-187 (M.D. LA.) (requiring relocation of residents to create a buffer) (101-117) (3/19/13)

Consent Judgment, Gulf Restoration Network v. Hancock County Development, LLC, No. 1:08-cv-00186-LG-RHW (S.D. Miss.) (requiring payment of civil penalties and donation and restoration of a portion of the property containing unlawfully disturbed wetlands) (157-019) (8/23/11)

Settlement Agreement, Oakville Community Action Group & Louisiana Environmental Action Network v. Riverside Recycling & Disposal, L.L.C., No. 2:11-cv-00100 (E.D. La.) (Providing for construction of a fence to prevent public access to a landfill (104-025) Settled (8/8/11)

Settlement Agreement, Concerned Citizens Around Murphy v. Jackson, No. 2:10-cv-04444 (E.D. La. Dec. 1, 2010) (Providing a deadline for EPA to rule on the Plaintiff's petition for an objection to an LDEQ air permit for    for Murphy Oil USA’s Meraux Refinery) (161-006.1) (7-6-11)

Consent Judgment, Louisiana Environmental Action Network v. Sun Drilling Products Corp., No. 09-cv-7389 (E.D. La.) (prohibiting discharge of process wastewater and instead requiring off-site treatment and requiring limited enhanced monitoring of stormwater discharges) (101-120) (4-15-11)

Settlement Agreement, Louisiana Environmental Action Network and Concerned Citizens of Livingston Parish v. Jackson, No. 42:7604 (D.D.C.) (Providing a deadline for EPA to rule on the Plaintiffs’ petition for an objection to an LDEQ air permit for Waste Management of Louisiana’s Woodside Landfill) (101-093.3) (4/28/10)

Stipulated Judgment, Gulf Restoration Network v. EnerVest Operating, L.L.C., No. 07-817 (W.D. La.) (Requiring cleanup of mercury leaked from meters to an average of 1.5 ppm at each meter site and to 1 ppm at sites within 100 feet of perennial streams or towers) (101-092) (7/2/09)

Consent Decree, Save Our Wetlands v. Terrebonne Levee & Conservation District, No., 08-2159 (E.D. La.) (adopting, as enforceable requirements, mitigation measures discussed in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ environmental assessment) (163-001) (2/11/09)

Stipulated Judgment, St. Bernard Citizens For Environmental Quality and Louisiana Bucket Brigade v. Chalmette Refining, LLC, No. 04-0398 (E.D. La.) (extending community monitoring program) (151-001) (6/30/08)

Consent Decree, Loretto O’Reilly and Kelly Fitzmaurice v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 06-10788 (E.D. La.) (Concerning a proposed subdivision (“Terra Bella”) affecting wetlands in St. Tammany Parish along the Tchefuncte River) (110-005) (5/14/07)

Stipulated Order, St. Bernard Citizens For Environmental Quality and Louisiana Bucket Brigade v. Chalmette Refining, LLC, No. 04-0398 (E.D. La.) (Concerning compliance with permit limits for benzene emissions) (151-001) (11/16/05)

Settlement Agreement, Stewart v. Whitman, No. 02-1030-C-M1 (M.D. La.) (Concerning EPA’s duty to respond to a petition seeking an objection to a Clean Air Act Title V permit) (101-042) (2/14/03)

Settlement Agreement, Concerned Citizens of New Sarpy v. Orion Refining Corp, No. 01-3704 (E.D. La.) (Concerning the ability of residents to enforce a state settlement agreement regarding Clean Air Act compliance at an oil refinery) (143-001) (12/19/02)

Partial Settlement Agreement, Coalition for Louisiana Animal Advocates v. U.S. Department of Agriculture, No. 01-31361 (5th Cir.) (Requiring the U.S. Army to refrain from roundup and removal of wild horses in the Kisatchie Forest until complying with the National Environmental Policy Act) (137-001) (7/25/02)

Settlement Agreement, Louisiana Environmental Action Network v. EPA, No. 99-60570 (5th Cir.) (12/2/01)

Settlement Agreement, Acadia-Enuice Citizens for a Health Future, Inc. v. Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and Louisiana Environmental Action Network v. Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, Nos. 475287, 475123 (19th Jud. Dist.) (regarding construction of a ground-water cooled power plant) (101-022) (10/10/01)

Joint Motion for Partial Voluntary Remand, Louisiana Environmental Action Network v. EPA, No. 99-60570 (5th Cir.) (Regarding EPA approval of Louisiana’s state implementation plan for attainment of the ozone standard in the Baton Rouge area, including an emission-credit banking scheme) (101-004) (10-6-00)

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