Western Watersheds Project v. Bernhardt

ELR Citation: 51 ELR 20106
No(s). 1:18-cv-00187-REB (D. Idaho Jun 9, 2021) (Bush, J.)

A district court remanded without vacatur oil and gas lease sales approved by BLM in greater sage-grouse habitat in Montana and Wyoming. Conservation groups argued BLM violated NEPA by failing to consider their proposed alternative of deferring priority sage-grouse habitat and failing to take a "har...