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January 13, 2017 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Groups Move to Defend Pause in Federal Coal Leasing Against Lawsuit by Utah Counties

Conservation groups filed a motion in U.S. District Court to defend a pause in the outdated federal coal-leasing program against a legal challenge by two Utah counties. The pause was put in place by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to allow the federal Bureau of Land Management time to review outdated policies for managing billions of tons of federal coal without locking federal lands into decades more of coal mining.

December 28, 2016 | In the News: Deseret News

Fight On Over Bears Ears Monument In Utah

Heidi McIntosh, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "Challenging a national monument is extraordinarily difficult. The Utah Association of Counties and others who challenged the designation of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument found that out."

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