Enviro Groups Sue To Stop Wyo. Oil, Gas Lease Sales

Law360, New York (May 7, 2010, 12:47 PM EDT) -- The federal Bureau of Land Management has failed to consider the impact its plan to authorize oil and gas development on more than 3 million acres in Wyoming would have on wildlife, climate change and clean air, environmental groups claim in a newly filed suit.

The Wilderness Society, the Natural Resources Defense Council and others filed suit Thursday in the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia, arguing that the BLM's authorization violated environmental laws and an injunction blocking its plan to sell seven land...
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