Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance v. Palma

ELR Citation: 43 ELR 20009
No(s). 11-4094 (10th Cir. Jan 8, 2013)

The Tenth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision dismissing environmental groups' case challenging decisions made by BLM and the Interior Board of Land Appeals (IBLA) concerning the legality of 39 oil and gas leases in southern Utah. In the 1980s, the owner of the leases applied to have its oil and...