Center for Sustainable Economy v. Jewell

ELR Citation: 45 ELR 20046
No(s). 12-1431 (D.C. Cir. Mar 6, 2015)

The D.C. Circuit upheld DOI's five-year plan for oil and gas leases on the outer continental shelf (OCS). A nonprofit group argued that the 2012-2017 leasing schedule violated Ā§18(a) of the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, which governs how DOI is to balance competing economic, social, and enviro...