Gulf Restoration Network, Inc. v. Salazar

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20121
No(s). s. 10-60411 et al (5th Cir. May 30, 2012)

The Fifth Circuit dismissed environmental groups' petitions challenging DOI's approval of 16 oil well exploration and development plans that were issued between March 29 and May 20, 2010, under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA). The groups argued that the agency failed to consider th...