Native Village of Point Hope v. Salazar

ELR Citation: ELR 20142
No(s). s. 09-73942 et al (9th Cir. May 13, 2010)

The Ninth Circuit, in a memorandum opinion, ruled that the Minerals Management Service (MMS) complied with NEPA and the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act (OCSLA) in approving oil companies' plans for exploratory drilling in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas, Alaska. Petitioners claimed that there are mu...

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