Impact Energy Resources, LLC v. Salazar

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20183
No(s). 11-4043, -4057 (10th Cir. Sep 5, 2012)

The Tenth Circuit upheld the DOI Secretary's decision to rescind 77 oil and gas leases on federal land around national parks in Utah. BLM auctioned the oil and gas leases to energy companies in late 2008 during the last weeks of the George W. Bush administration. After the auction but before the lea...