WildEarth Guardians v. Bernhardt

ELR Citation: 51 ELR 20020
No(s). CV 17-80-BLG-SP (D. Mont. Feb 3, 2021) (Watters, J.)

A district court blocked expansion of a Montana surface coal mine, adopting a magistrate judge's findings and recommendations. Environmental groups challenged OSM's updated EA and reissued FONSI for the expansion. The magistrate judge found that OSM failed to take a "hard look" at the indirect effec...