Wyoming v. United States Department of the Interior

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20231
No(s). 2:16-CV-0285-SWS and 2:16-CV-0280-SWS (D. Wyo. Oct 8, 2020) (Skavdahl, J.)

A district court struck down BLM's 2016 rule promulgating new regulations to reduce natural gas waste during oil and gas production activities on federal land and Indian leases. States argued that the rule exceeded BLM's statutory authority and was otherwise arbitrary and capricious. The court found...