Sierra Club v. Jewell

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20193
No(s). 12-5383 (D.C. Cir. Aug 26, 2014)

The D.C. Circuit held that environmental groups have standing to challenge DOI's decision to remove the Blair Mountain Battlefield—the site of a large 1921 coal miner uprising in West Virginia—from the National Register of Historic Places. Shortly after the Battlefield was listed in 2009, the si...