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Colorado Environmental Coalition v. Salazar

ELR Case

A district court vacated and remanded BLM's resource management plan and EIS for the Roan Plateau Planning Area in Colorado. BLM considered a number of alternatives in its NEPA analysis, but ultimately decided to permit the leasing...

Defenders of Wildlife v. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement

ELR Case

A district court held that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE) did not violate NEPA or the ESA when it accepted over 300 bids for oil and gas drilling in the Gulf of Mexico...