Western Organization of Resource Councils v. U.S. Bureau of Land Management

ELR Citation: 48 ELR 20044
No(s). 4:16-cv-00021 (D. Mont. Mar 26, 2018) (Morris, J.)

A district court held that BLM violated NEPA by failing to adequately consider climate change in the resource management plans (RMPs) for Buffalo, Wyoming, and Miles City, Montana, both located within the coal-rich Powder River Basin. BLM's EISs failed to consider any alternative that would decrease...