Group: Land Management Bureaus’ Fracking Permit Approval Violates Law

Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 8:52 AM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) on Feb. 19 filed a lawsuit in California federal court against the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and other federal land management organizations contending that they have violated federal law by approving permits for hydraulic fracturing operations off the California coast (Center for Biological Diversity v. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, et al., No. 15-1189, C.D. Calif.).

(Complaint available. Document #94-150310-008C.)

Allegations

The CBD filed its lawsuit against the BOEM, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental...
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