UPPER SOUTH EAST COMMUNITIES COALITION, INC

Update – May 12, 2015
LEGAL UPDATE

Here you will find a link to another outstanding effort by the Coalition legal team in this copy of the Preliminary Injunction that was filed on May 6, 2015.  Please click on the link here to go to the Coalition website and read on the Update tab

http://www.uppersoutheastcommunitiescoalition.com/Updates.html

This document is about 33 pages.

The Coalition feels that this is exemplary work by Winter King, Peter Broderick and Joseph Petta of the Coalition legal team from Shute, Mihaly and Weinberger.

All legal parties involved are petitioning the court to try and get a quicker hearing date.  Right now we are scheduled for June 17, 2015 but we are trying for about June 1st.  Will update when we know more.
YOUR DONATIONS ARE NEEDED!

At this time we are in need your support in the form of donations to help pay for the critical work that our legal team is doing to protect wetlands, flood plains and open spaces along with our environment and our communities from hazardous wastes!

PLEASE SEND IN YOUR GENEROUS TAX  DEDUCTIBLE DONATION TODAY!

You can donate electronically at our website

http://www.itsnotadonedeal.org

and click on any one of the “donate” buttons
or you can mail a check payable to

USECC
2780 Fairwood Drive
Reno, NV  89502

WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT!
ACTIVITY IN THE PROJECT AREA

As some of you have been reporting, there is activity in the project area.  Right now our legal team is working to make sure that the Army Corps of Engineers is meeting the requirements for the Environmental Assessment (EA)/Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) that was issued by the Corps for this project on April 15, 2015.

​There are a number of items in the requirements that have not been met and that should be completed before construction can begin.  This has led to multiple emails between the legal counsel of RTC and the legal counsel for the Coalition on the items that would be considered “irreparable harm”.  That is still being discussed and worked on.

At this time we anticipate that there will continue to be moving of the effluent line (which includes moving it under the Yori Drain) and some utility work, marking of Cultural Resources, marking of avoidance areas, preliminary marking or staking of boundaries, removal of extensive debris from previous activities, environmental buffers put in place, bringing in some type of construction trailer with utilities and equipment, and maybe some additional brush clearing.

​We are working hard on these issues and hope that you all will be on the look out for anything that appears to be any type of excavating or earth-moving at any point in the project area.
PLEASE ASK YOUR FRIENDS, NEIGHBORS, FAMILY AND WORK TO GET INVOLVED!

To help us fund-raise, please consider

having a friendly get together at your home and ask your friends, neighbors and family to help you save your community by donating to the USECC
asking your place of employment to support a local non profit with a tax deductible donation to the USECC
getting your clubs or groups to support your fund raising efforts by providing a tax deductible donation to the USECC
consider all fundraising opportunities!

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