Description: Challenge to 210 oil and gas leases covering 68,232.94 acres of land in New Mexico.
WildEarth Guardians v. Bernhardt
Filing Date Type File Action Taken Summary 06/03/2019 Petition Download Petition for review of agency action filed. WildEarth Guardians Lawsuit Challenged Oil and Gas Leases in New Mexico. WildEarth Guardians filed a lawsuit challenging 210 oil and gas leases covering 68,232.94 acres of land in New Mexico in BLM’s Pecos District. The complaint asserted claims under the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, NEPA, and the APA, including a failure to take a hard look at the direct, indirect, and cumulative impacts of climate change.