350 Montana v. Bernhardt

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20055
No(s). CV 19-12-M-DWM (D. Mont. Mar 9, 2020) (Molloy, J.)

A district court vacated an EA prepared by OSM for a coal mine expansion in south-central Montana. Environmental groups argued that OSM violated NEPA by failing to adequately consider the risk of train derailments from the increased rail traffic that would result. The court found that OSM should hav...