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.

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...

Future Uncertain for New NEPA Regulations

On July 15, the Trump administration announced it finalized an overhaul of regulations under the National Environmental Policy Review Act, a law that has...

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...

District Court OKs Mine Exploration in Wilderness Area

For nearly a decade, the question of whether a mining company, Mountain Coal, would be allowed to expand operations into a pristine wilderness area...

I-70 Expansion Project to Continue Despite Challenge

An order handed down by the Colorado federal district court last week cleared a major hurdle for defendants in the ongoing case to halt...