Judge Nixes Enviros' Suit Over Rockies Gas Drill Project

Law360, New York (August 9, 2011, 7:26 PM EDT) -- A Colorado federal judge on Friday upheld a decision by the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management approving a natural gas drilling project in the Rocky Mountains, over environmental groups' allegations that the agencies didn't adequately address the potential effects.

U.S. District Judge Christine M. Arguello dismissed a suit brought by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Wilderness Workshop that claimed the agencies violated environmental laws by failing to include ozone pollution and air visibility considerations in their environmental assessments of the White...
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