Tag:National Environmental Policy Act

Court Opinions: 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion from July 19

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court ruling regarding a trail modification in Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge.

Court Opinions: 10th Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion from March 18

The 10th Circuit ruled CDOT didn’t violate federal laws when it decided to only implement short-term measurements to assess noise impact.

North Dakota Launches Lawsuit Aimed at Compelling More Public Land Fossil Fuel Leasing

North Dakota launched another effort to overturn the Biden administration’s hold on further public land oil and gas leases.

Federal Court Fights Over Fossil Fuel Leasing Pause Near Crescendo

Two federal courts will soon decide whether to block President Joe Biden’s move to hold up federal oil and gas leasing.

Willow Project Shows Mixed Climate Policy Signals From Biden Administration

The Biden administration sent a mixed signal in late May about its commitment to reversing course on oil exploration and extraction in Alaska.

Western Issues in Focus for U.S.’s Western-Focused Agency

President-elect Joe Biden announced Thursday that he will nominate U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland as Secretary of the Interior. If confirmed, Haaland would be the...

Colorado Sues Federal Government over Clean Water Act Rule

Colorado on May 22 sued the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers over a new federal government rule the state...

White House Releases Long-Awaited NEPA Streamlining

The Trump Administration’s regulation slashing has been one of the more consistent elements of both its policy development and political messaging. The president and congressional...