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Tenth Circuit Rejects “Perfect Substitution Assumption” in NEPA Analysis of Coal Leases

On Friday, the Tenth Circuit issued a decision in WildEarth Guardians v. Bureau of Land Management, Docket No. 15-8109, rejecting the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) decision to approve four coal leases in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin (PRB) Region on … Continue reading

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New Questions about Future of Dakota Access Pipeline after Tribes’ Success in Court

A June 14, 2017 decision out of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has added new uncertainty to the future of the Dakota Access Pipeline.  Earlier this year, the Army Corps of Engineers granted an easement to … Continue reading

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CEQ Releases Guidance on Incorporating Climate Change Considerations into NEPA Review

UPDATED 08.05.2016 with link to Federal Register notice. On August 2, the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) announced the release of Final Guidance for Federal Departments and Agencies on Consideration of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and the Effects of Climate … Continue reading

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