Te-Moak Tribe of W. Shoshone of Nev. v. Department of the Interior

ELR Citation: ELR 20165
No(s). 07-1633 (9th Cir. Jun 18, 2010)

The Ninth Circuit held that the BLM violated NEPA when it approved a mining company's amendment to a plan of operations for an existing mineral exploration project in Nevada. The BLM took a hard look at the direct impacts of the amendment and its discussion of reasonable alternatives was proper, but...