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National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska

Sovereign Iñupiat for a Living Arctic v. Bureau of Land Management

ELR Case

A district court granted in part and denied in part environmental groups' motion for an injunction pending appeal of the court's prior ruling denying the groups' motions to enjoin a company from undertaking construction this winter on...

Sovereign Iñupiat for a Living Arctic v. Bureau of Land Management

ELR Case

A district court denied environmental groups' motions to enjoin an oil company from undertaking construction this winter on an oil and gas project in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. One group argued BLM violated the ESA by...

Northern Alaska Environmental Center v. U.S. Department of the Interior

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment for BLM in a challenge to its 2017 offer and sale of oil and gas leases in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. Environmental groups argued that BLM violated NEPA by failing to prepare an EA...

Native Village of Nuiqsut v. Bureau of Land Management

ELR Case

A district court denied a request to invalidate BLM's approval of exploratory drilling in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A). Environmental groups and a Native village first argued that BLM's EA failed to account for...