Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance v. United States Department of the Interior

ELR Citation: 46 ELR 20160
No(s). 2:13-cv-01060-EJF (D. Utah Oct 3, 2016) (Furse, J.)

A district court held that BLM violated NEPA when it issued a FONSI in connection with an energy company's application to drill 16 new gas wells at its natural gas plant in northeastern Utah. Environmental groups alleged that BLM violated NEPA by failing to take a “hard look” at the environmenta...