Enviros Sue BLM To Block Oil Leases In Utah Forest

Law360, New York (June 22, 2010, 4:25 PM EDT) -- Utah Rivers Council and two other environmental groups are challenging the U.S. government's decision to lease public lands in the state's Uinta National Forest for oil and gas development.

The Utah Environmental Congress, the Citizens' Committee to Save Our Canyons and Utah Rivers Council filed suit Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, claiming that the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management have violated the National Environmental Policy Act and other federal laws by handing out leases across 140,000...
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