Western Energy Alliance v. Biden

ELR Citation: 52 ELR 20106
No(s). 21-CV-13-SWS and 21-CV-56-SWS (D. Wyo. Sep 2, 2022) (Skavdahl, J.)

A district court affirmed DOI’s decision to postpone oil and gas lease sales in the first quarter of 2021 in response to the president’s issuance of Executive Order No. 14008 pausing new lease sales on federal lands. The state of Wyoming and industry groups challenged DOI’s decisions to postpo...