Enviros Allowed To Add New Lease To Wyo. Coal Mining Suit

Law360, New York (November 16, 2012, 7:42 PM EST) -- A Wyoming federal judge on Thursday allowed environmental groups challenging coal mining leases in the Thunder Basin National Grassland to add a recently granted lease to its suit against the U.S. Forest Service, finding the supplemental pleading will not unduly burden the government or delay the case.

WildEarth Guardians, the Sierra Club and the Powder River Basin Resource Council initially sued the government in December over the Bureau of Land Management's decision to lease the South Porcupine coal mining tract within the grassland to Peabody Energy...
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