Enviros Can't Get Uranium Mine Impact Review Thrown Out

Law360, New York (September 23, 2013, 7:06 PM EDT) -- A Wyoming federal judge on Wednesday rejected the Biodiversity Conservation Alliance's claims that the Bureau of Land Management wrongly approved Ur-Energy Inc.'s plans to build a uranium mine at Lost Creek, Wyo., saying the bureau's environmental impact review was adequate.

Ur-Energy began uranium production in August on the 4,254-acre site after the same judge denied the environmental group's bid to halt the project in March. The group alleged the bureau had violated the National Environmental Policy Act by inadequately assessing the mine's disruption of local animal...
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Case Title

Biodiversity Conservation Alliance v. Bureau of Land Management et al

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Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Scott W Skavdahl

Date Filed

November 7, 2012

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