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Resisting Environmental Destruction on Indigenous Lands v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit denied an environmental group's petition challenging EPA's decision to grant two air permits authorizing exploratory drilling operations in the Arctic Ocean by a drillship and its associated fleet of support vessels....

H.R. 4480, Chamber Action

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 4383, Committee Report

ELR Congressional Update

Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership v. Salazar

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit upheld BLM’s decision to allow additional natural gas drilling in the Pinedale Anticline Project Area of western Wyoming. In 2008, the BLM adopted a record of decision (ROD) that, among other things, authorized the...

Minard Run Oil Co. v. United States Forest Service

ELR Case

The Third Circuit upheld a preliminary injunction against the U.S. Forest Service prohibiting it from halting any drilling in the Allegheny National Forest until a multi-year, forestwide EIS under NEPA is complete. Until recently, oil...