California v. Bureau of Land Management

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20074
No(s). 18-cv-00521-HSG and 18-cv-00524-HSG (N.D. Cal. Mar 27, 2020) (Gilliam, J.)

A district court upheld BLM's rule that repealed a 2015 rule regulating hydraulic fracturing operations on federal and tribal lands. California argued that BLM's rationale that the 2015 rule was duplicative of state and tribal regulations was negated by the agency itself when considering the same ev...