Center for Biological Diversity v. U.S. Bureau of Land Management

ELR Citation: 52 ELR 20109
No(s). 2:21-cv-2507-GW-ASx (C.D. Cal. Sep 13, 2022) (Wu, J.)

A district court vacated two rights-of-way that BLM issued to a company in 2020 to transport water through an existing gas pipeline across federal lands. Environmental groups sought vacatur, arguing the rights-of-way violated FLPMA, NEPA, and the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). BLM agreed...