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A district court denied summary judgment for the state of Missouri in a challenge to the Bureau of Reclamation's approval of a water supply project in North Dakota. Missouri argued the Bureau…

The D.C. Circuit vacated a district court's grant of summary judgment to USDA's Farm Service Agency in a lawsuit concerning the agency's loan approval for a chicken farm in Maryland…

A district court dismissed a lawsuit concerning BLM's suspension of oil and gas leases sold in Utah in 2018. Environmental groups argued BLM violated NEPA by failing to prepare an EIS prior…

A district court denied a motion to vacate three oil and gas leases issued by BLM in southeastern New Mexico. An environmental group argued BLM violated NEPA by failing to take a "hard look…

A district court granted in part and denied in part a motion to vacate BLM's approval of three leases for oil and gas development in southeastern New Mexico. An environmental group argued…

The Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment for BLM in a challenge to the agency's "geld and release" plan for wild horses in northeastern Nevada. An animal rights group argued that…

A district court upheld BLM's rule that repealed a 2015 rule regulating hydraulic fracturing operations on federal and tribal lands. California argued that BLM's rationale that the 2015…

The Seventh Circuit affirmed summary judgment for NPS in a lawsuit concerning acceptable activities on land acquired by Wisconsin through the Federal Land to Parks Program for recreational use. An…

A district court denied environmental groups' motion for summary judgment against BLM for lease sales in 2017. The groups argued that BLM failed to fully consider numerous and foreseeable…

A district court upheld a U.S. Forest Service decision allowing a uranium mine to renew operations near the Grand Canyon National Park. In January 2012, DOI withdrew approximately 633,547 acres of…