DC Circ. Urged To Revive Challenge To Coal Lease Sales

Law360, New York (August 23, 2013, 4:06 PM ET) -- Environmental groups on Friday urged the D.C. Circuit to revive their challenge to the federal government’s decision to put coal mining leases in Wyoming's Powder River Basin up for sale, saying a Washington federal judge wrongly concluded they lacked standing to bring the suit.

WildEarth Guardians, along with the Sierra Club, Defenders of Wildlife and the Powder River Basin Resource Council, had argued that the Powder River Basin coal mining operations would increase greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to the degradation of the local environment where...
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