Judge: Fracking Companies’ Interests Outweigh Those Of The Public
(August 24, 2015, 1:21 PM EDT) -- ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A federal judge in New Mexico on Aug. 14 denied a motion for preliminary injunction sought by a group of citizens who contest the decision made by the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) to approve permits for hydraulic fracturing. The panel ruled that fracking companies’ interests outweighed those of the citizens (Dine Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment, et al. v. Sally Jewell, et al., No. 15-209, D. N.M.).
(Opinion available. Document #94-150908-003Z.)
The Dine Citizens Against Ruining Our Environment, San Juan...