Diné Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment v. Bernhardt

ELR Citation: 51 ELR 20149
No(s). 1:19-CV-00703-WJ-JFR (D.N.M. Aug 3, 2021) (Johnson, J.)

A district court dismissed a challenge to BLM's approval of oil and gas drilling permits in the Mancos Shale in New Mexico. An environmental group argued that BLM's approval of the permits violated NEPA by failing to take a "hard look" at the drilling's impacts on water resources and air quality. Th...