Enviros Challenge Powder River Coal-Leases At DC Circ.

Law360, Washington (November 18, 2013, 4:36 PM ET) -- Environmental groups asked the D.C. Circuit on Monday to revive their challenge to the federal government’s decision to sell coal mining leases in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, while the U.S. government told the court that the groups were using waived arguments to support their appeal.

At oral arguments on Monday, the groups — including WildEarth Guardians and the Powder River Basin Resource Council — said the U.S. Bureau of Land Management violated the National Environmental Policy Act by failing to take a “hard look” at certain...
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Case Information

Case Title

Wildearth Guardians, et al v. Sally Jewell, et al

Case Number

12-5300

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Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

September 26, 2012


Case Title

Wildearth Guardians, et al v. Sally Jewell, et al

Case Number

12-5312

Court

Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

2893 Environmental Matters

Date Filed

October 10, 2012

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