Enviro Groups Persist In Bid To Halt Mine Expansion

Law360 (December 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Sierra Club and other environmental groups have again challenged a federal court's decision to allow phosphate mining activity in southeastern Idaho despite the groups' claims that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management authorized the expansion activity after an inadequate environmental analysis.

After Judge Mikel Williams of the U.S. District Court for the Federal District of Idaho denied a motion for preliminary injunction filed by the Sierra Club, the Greater Yellowstone Coalition, the Natural Resources Defense Council and Defenders of Wildlife to stop mining activity in...
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