Government: Briefing Should Be Stayed In Fracking Lease Dispute

(September 29, 2015, 7:32 AM EDT) -- SALT LAKE CITY — Federal government officials and agencies that were sued by seven environmental groups in connection with the government’s sale of 80 oil and gas leases in Utah on Sept. 21 filed a brief in Utah federal court contending that further briefing in the case should be stayed (Southern Utah Wildnernss Alliance v. Jane Schneider, et al., No. 12-257, D. Utah).

(Brief available. Document #94-151013-012B.)


In 2008, the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance (SUWA), Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), The Wilderness Society, National Parks...
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