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November 3, 2015 | In the News: Montana Public Radio

Ag. Secretary Urges Cancellation Of Badger-Two Medicine Drilling Leases

Tim Preso, Managing Attorney, Earthjustice: "But at the end of the day only one entity gets to make the decision. And that’s the Interior Department. It created this situation when it issued the leases despite the protests of so many people back in the 1980s. And it issued a drilling permit over the protest of so many people in the 1990s. Now that decision is coming home to roost.”

October 9, 2015 | Legal Document

Doc. 76.1 Settlement Agreement and Release

Settlement agreement between conservationists and state officials that ensures long-term protection for more than 22,000 acres of important grizzly bear habitat on state forest lands near Whitefish, Montana.

September 29, 2015 | Legal Document

Court Opinion: Overturning Approval of Weak Haze Pollution Plan for Pennsylvania

On Petition for Review of Final Agency Action of the U.S. EPA (EPA-R03-OAR-2012-0002). The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturns the EPA's approval of a Pennsylvania plan that failed to protect parks and wilderness areas from haze pollution generated by power plants and factories.

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