Colorado Joins Wyoming’s Case Against Federal Agencies Opposing Fracking Rules

Mealey's (June 18, 2015, 10:37 AM EDT) -- CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The State of Colorado joined the State of Wyoming on April 21 and filed an amended petition in Wyoming federal court against the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) opposing new federal regulations governing hydraulic fracturing on public land (State of Wyoming v. U.S. Department of the Interior, et al., No. 15-00043, D. Wyo.).

(Amended complaint available. Document #94-150512-015C.)

Allegations

On March 26, the State of Wyoming sued the DOI, DOI Secretary Salley Jewell, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and BLM Director...
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