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Grand Canyon Trust v. Provencio

ELR Case

A district court granted summary judgment for the Forest Service in a challenge against its determination that a mining company had "valid existing rights" (VER) at a uranium mine in the Kaibab National Forest when DOI withdrew public...

81 FR 51488

ELR Federal Agency Update

Grand Canyon Trust v. Williams

ELR Case

A district court upheld a U.S. Forest Service decision allowing a uranium mine to renew operations near the Grand Canyon National Park. In January 2012, DOI withdrew approximately 633,547 acres of public lands and 360,002 acres of...

Sheep Mountain Alliance v. Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment

ELR Case

A Colorado court invalidated a state license to construct and operate a uranium mill in Montrose County, Colorado. The state's environmental agency violated the APA because it failed to provide an environmental group with the...

Newmont U.S.A. Ltd. v. American Home Assurance Co.

ELR Case

A district court held that personal injury provisions contained in an insurance policy require the insurer to indemnify a mining company for any monetary liability arising from its contamination of land and water on and adjacent...