​​Citing health, environment, hunters shun lead ammunition

At the Jackson Hole Gun Club’s shooting range, Chris Smith paused after his shooting session to explain why he stopped hunting with traditional lead bullets that spread toxins in the environment and wildlife. “I use copper to kill with,” said Smith, a shooter with 25 years of hunting under hisContinue Reading

Louisiana State Court Reverses Issuance of Air Permits, Citing Environmental Justice Concerns | Liskow & Lewis

On September 14, 2022, the 19th Judicial District Court revoked air permits issued by the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (“LDEQ”) under Louisiana’s Prevention and Significant Deterioration (“PSD”) regulations[1] for a Formosa Plastics facility (“FG LA”) planned to be built in St. James Parish.[2] The court ruled that LDEQ erredContinue Reading

Environmental agency shuns watchdog, citing critical news story

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality canceled a meeting with a watchdog group in December after a news story cited the group’s criticism of a pending pollution permit and public documents the group obtained about oilfield waste discharges. DEQ called off a meeting scheduled with the Powder River Basin ResourceContinue Reading