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The Latest On: Public Lands

March 23, 2021 | Legal Document

Lawsuit Challenging BLM Approval of Right of Way for Cadiz

This case challenges a December 21, 2020 decision by defendants to issue a private company, Cadiz, rights-of-way to convey water through a mothballed oil and gas pipeline that crosses Mojave Trails National Monument and other protected public land in southeastern California

March 9, 2021 | In the News: Bloomberg

Interior Department Begins Review of Oil, Gas Leasing Program

Drew Caputo, Vice President of Litigation, Earthjustice: “The federal oil and gas leasing program needs serious reform if America is going to address climate change. Nearly 25% of this country’s climate-cooking emissions come from fossil fuels pumped or mined from lands and waters that belong to all Americans. This is unsustainable.”