DC Circ. Asked To Sink Offshore Lease Program Challenge

Law360, New York (January 2, 2013, 12:35 PM EST) -- The U.S. oil and gas industry on Monday urged the D.C. Circuit to deep-six an environmental advocacy group's challenge to the Obama administration’s five-year offshore oil and gas leasing program, arguing the group doesn't have standing to bring suit.

The American Petroleum Institute, the Independent Petroleum Association of America, the U.S. Oil & Gas Association and the International Association of Drilling Contractors said in a brief that the Center for a Sustainable Economy doesn't have any members and hasn't shown it has been harmed by the...
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