Green Groups Seek To Halt Lexam's Oil Project

Law360, New York (February 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Two conservation groups are seeking a preliminary injunction barring implementation of Lexam Explorations Inc.'s plan, rubber-stamped by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, to build oil and gas development operations in a Colorado national wildlife refuge.

In court documents filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the San Luis Valley Ecosystem Council and the Citizens For San Luis Valley Water Protection Coalition said the injunction should be granted while a judicial review of the final environmental assessment related to the proposed...
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