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Congressional Review Act

Kansas Natural Resource Coalition v. U.S. Department of the Interior

ELR Case

A district court granted FWS' motion to dismiss a challenge brought by an environmental group concerning conservation of the lesser prairie chicken. The group argued that FWS unreasonably delayed submitting to Congress a 2003 policy...

Tugaw Ranches, LLC v. United States Department of the Interior

ELR Case

A district court denied BLM's and the U.S. Forest Service's motion to dismiss a challenge by a cattle rancher for failing to submit land use plan amendments to protect the greater sage-grouse to Congress for review. The rancher, which...

Center for Biological Diversity v. Zinke

ELR Case

A district court dismissed an environmental group's lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the Congressional Review Act (CRA), under which Congress recently passed a resolution disapproving an FWS rule that prohibited certain...