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November 2, 2017 | Legal Document

Seven FOIA Requests Related to National Monuments Review

Earthjustice is representing the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., The Wilderness Society, Grand Canyon Trust, Sierra Club, and Great Old Broads for Wilderness in a lawsuit to compel the agencies to respond to these seven Freedom of Information Act requests, most of which have been overdue for months. The complaint alleges that the agencies have failed to meet their response deadlines under the Act and have repeatedly rejected or ignored these organizations’ inquiries on their requests’ status.

October 4, 2017 | Legal Document

Court Judgment: Trump Administration Illegally Suspended Rule Preventing Waste of Publicly-owned Natural Gas on Public and Tribal Lands

The Court FINDS and DECLARES that the U.S. Bureau of Land Management violated the Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. § 551 et seq., when it issued a notice on June 15, 2017 (82 Fed. Reg. 27,430) (the “Postponement Notice”) postponing the compliance date for certain provisions of the Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation Rule (81 Fed. Reg. 83,008) after the rule had already gone into effect. The Court hereby VACATES the Postponement Notice and ORDERS Defendants to immediately reinstate the Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation Rule in its entirety.

October 4, 2017 | Legal Document

Order Granting Plaintiffs' Motions For Summary Judgment

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California rules that the Trump administration illegally suspended the Obama-era rule preventing waste of publicly-owned natural gas on public and tribal lands.

September 25, 2017 | Video

More Wolves, Less Politics

Lobos are the most genetically distinct lineage of wolves in the Western Hemisphere. They are also one of the most endangered mammals in North America. We still have a chance to save them.