WildEarth Guardians v. Office of Surface Mining

ELR Citation: 46 ELR 20026
No(s). 14-13, -103 (D. Wyo. Jan 21, 2016) (Watters, J.)

A district court held that OSM violated NEPA when it approved a mining plan amendment that would expand a coal mine in Montana, and ordered the agency to prepare an updated EA within 240 days. Specifically, the court held that OSM violated NEPA's public participation and notice provisions when it fa...

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