Agencies: Groups Fail To State Claim Concerning Wildflower Protection And Fracking

Mealey's (July 2, 2015, 6:26 AM EDT) -- DENVER — The federal agencies and their directors, which are being sued by environmental groups for allegedly failing to list two species of wildflowers as threatened for extinction as part of an agreement with the energy industry interested in conducting hydraulic fracturing in the areas of Colorado and Utah where the flowers grow, on June 15 answered the complaint and contended that the plaintiffs failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted (Rocky Mountain Wild, et al. v. Noreen Walsh, et al., No....
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