DOI Overcomes Bid For Drilling Injunction In Wyo.

Law360, New York (December 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The U.S. Department of the Interior has succeeded in batting away a push for a preliminary injunction on its plans for 2,000 new oil and gas wells in Wyoming, after a district court judge denied a motion by a group of environmental advocates.

The team of five advocacy groups, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, did not present sufficient evidence to prove that allowing the project to go forward would irreversible harm various animal habitats in south-central Wyoming, Judge Richard Leon of the U.S. District Court...
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