Colorado Federal Judge Denies Restraining Order In Tribe’s Fracking Suit

Mealey's (July 21, 2015, 7:46 AM EDT) -- DENVER — A federal judge in Denver on June 22 denied a motion by the Southern Ute Indian tribe for a temporary restraining order to keep the Department of the Interior (DOI) from implementing a final rule issued by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) governing the use of hydraulic fracturing techniques in oil and gas development on tribe lands, saying the tribe failed to show imminent, irreparable injury or harm (Southern Ute Indian Tribe v. U.S. Department of Interior, et al., No. 15-1303, D. Colo.;...
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