Wyoming Federal Judge Says Fracking Rule Is ‘Unlawful,’ Sets It Aside

Mealey's (June 22, 2016, 9:56 AM EDT) -- CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal judge in Wyoming on June 21 set aside the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) federal fracking rule on grounds that it is “unlawful” (State of Wyoming v. U.S. Department of the Interior, et al., No. 15-00043, D. Wyo.).

(Opinion available. Document #94-160712-002Z.)

Fracking Rule

On March 26, 2015, the State of Wyoming sued the Department of the Interior (DOI), Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, the BLM and BLM Director Neil Kornze in the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming,...
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