Wildearth Guardians v. Zinke

ELR Citation: 49 ELR 20030
No(s). CV 17-80-BLG-SPW-TJC (D. Mont. Feb 11, 2019) (Cavan, M.J.)

A magistrate judge ruled in favor of environmental groups' motion for summary judgment in a challenge to the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement's (OSM's) approval of a coal mine expansion in southeastern Montana.The groups argued that OSM failed to take a "hard look" at impacts of ...