by Transect Team, on Jul 20, 2020

On July 16th, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced their 12-month plan to determine whether listing the dunes sagebrush lizard (DSL) under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) is warranted …

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Topics:Endangered Species Act

by Transect Team, on Jun 3, 2020

On Monday, EPA released the final Clean Water Action Section 401 Certification Rule, which clarifies the timeframe and scope of review granted to states under Section 401 of the Clean …

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Topics:Clean Water Act

by Transect Team, on May 12, 2020

Earlier this spring, a District of Montana judge shook the linear infrastructure world by vacating Nationwide Permit 12 (NWP 12) - a streamlined permit that is used by almost every …

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Topics:Clean Water Act

by Transect Team, on Apr 21, 2020

Today, the EPA and USACE published the final Navigable Waters Protection Rule, which redefines what types of waterways are protected under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA) (waterbodies …

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Topics:Clean Water Act

by Transect Team, on Apr 20, 2020

In an April 15 ruling in Northern Plains Resource Council, et al. v. USACE, a Montana judge vacated (cancelled) Nationwide Permit (NWP) 12 and enjoined (prohibited) the U.S. Army Corps …

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Topics:Clean Water ActEndangered Species Act

by Transect Team, on Feb 26, 2020

Nicknamed “the easy button” by one solar developer, Transect makes Critical Issues Analysis (CIAs) simple and fast. In minutes, Transect provides site-specific data on wetlands, floodplains, species, parcels, substations, transmission …

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Topics:Solar Permitting