Status: Petition for review of agency action filed. [ 10/26/2022 ]
Description: Challenge to BLM's decisions to re-affirm the Trump administration's authorization and issuance of oil and gas leases on 42 parcels as well as the approval of 120 Applications for Permit to Drill in the Greater Chaco area in New Mexico.
Status: Plaintiffs' motions for summary judgment granted in part and denied in part, BLM’s approval of the Willow Project under NEPA vacated, FWS's biological opinion vacated, and action remanded to appropriate agencies for further proceedings. [ 08/18/2021 ]
Description: Challenges to approval of a development plan for major oil and gas development in the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska.
Status: Plaintiffs' partial motion for summary judgment granted and further briefing on remedy ordered. [ 12/07/2022 ]
Description: Lawsuit challenging BLM’s March 2019 decision to reverse portions of the 2015 conservation plan for the greater sage-grouse in Oregon by closing approximately 22,000 acres to livestock grazing.