Environmental Groups Show Enough Evidence To Survive Dismissal Motions

(August 10, 2015, 9:50 AM EDT) -- SALT LAKE CITY — The federal magistrate judge in Utah presiding over a land dispute pertaining to hydraulic fracturing on July 17 ruled that a group of environmental advocacy organizations provided enough evidence to survive a motion to dismiss their claim that federal agencies and a fracking company had caused an injury-in-fact as a result of drilling activity (Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, et al. v. United States Department of the Interior, et al. and Gasco Energy Inc., No. 13-01060, D. Utah).

(Order. Document #94-150811-002R.)

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