Conservationists Sue To Stop Utah Gas Drilling

Law360, New York (August 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A coalition of environmental and historical preservation activists has sued the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Land Management in an attempt to halt the expansion of natural gas drilling in a remote corner of Utah.

The suit, brought by the Nine Mile Canyon Coalition, the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance and the Wilderness Society in U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, alleges that the Bureau of Land Management's representatives in Utah illegally made exceptions to the National Environmental Protection Act and...
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