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National Audubon Soc'y v. Kempthorne

ELR Citation: ELR 20203
Nos. No. 1:05-cv-00008, (D. Alaska, 09/25/2006) permanent injunction granted

A district court enjoined the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) from leasing approximately 1.7 million acres within the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska for oil exploration. The lease concerns vast areas of sensitive wetlands surrounding Lake Teshekpuk that are protected under the National Petroleum Reserve Production Act (NPRPA)....

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