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Powder River Basin

Western Organization of Resource Councils v. U.S. Bureau of Land Management

ELR Case

A district court held that BLM violated NEPA by failing to adequately consider climate change in the resource management plans (RMPs) for Buffalo, Wyoming, and Miles City, Montana, both located within the coal-rich Powder River Basin....

WildEarth Guardians v. Bureau of Land Management

ELR Case

A district court held that environmental groups' NEPA and FLPMA claims against BLM in connection with its decision to lease two coal tracts in Wyoming's Powder River Basin lack merit. The groups alleged that BLM violated the statutes...

Powder River Basin Resource Council v. United States Bureau of Land Management

ELR Case

A district court dismissed environmental groups' claims that BLM violated NEPA when it approved a plan for developing a coal bed natural gas lease in an area of Wyoming's Powder River Basin as well as amendments to the applicable...