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greater sage grouse

S. 1417

ELR Congressional Update

Desert Survivors v. U.S. Department of the Interior

ELR Case

A district court vacated and set aside FWS' 2015 decision not to list an isolated population of greater sage grouse as threatened under the ESA. The court's ruling follows an order previously issued by that court granting summary...

H.R. 527, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Oregon Natural Desert Ass’n v. Jewell

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit held that BLM’s approval of a wind-energy development project in southeastern Oregon failed to adequately address impacts to the greater sage grouse in violation of NEPA. The challenged project entails the construction...

H.R. 4739, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Western Exploration LLC v. U.S. Department of the Interior

ELR Case

A district court refused to preliminarily enjoin federal land use restrictions intended to protect the greater sage grouse. Mining companies, the state of Nevada, and other plaintiffs filed suit challenging BLM's and the U.S. Forest...