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environmental impacts

H.R. 1675

ELR Congressional Update

Center for Biological Diversity v. U.S. Bureau of Land Management

ELR Case

A district court denied environmental groups' motion for summary judgment against BLM for lease sales in 2017. The groups argued that BLM failed to fully consider numerous and foreseeable environmental impacts of the leases as required...

Indigenous Environmental Network v. United States Department of State

ELR Case

A district court ordered the State Department to supplement its 2014 EIS for a cross-border oil pipeline, known as Keystone XL, to consider the pipeline company's alternative route that was approved for the project. Environmental groups...

Center for Biological Diversity v. Bureau of Land Management

ELR Case

A district court held that BLM violated NEPA when it sold four oil and gas leases on approximately 2,700 acres of federal land in Monterey and Fresno counties without considering impacts from hydraulic fracturing. The leases are located...