Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians of Nevada v. U.S. Department of the Interior

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20076
No(s). 12-15412 (9th Cir. Mar 27, 2014)

The Ninth Circuit held that BLM did not violate NEPA or FLPMA when it approved the expansion of a gold mine near Nevada's Mount Tenabo. Native American tribes claimed that BLM failed to address mitigation measures specific to groundwater in situ, failed to propose new mitigation measures relating to...