Judge Denies Injunction Against Grouse Plan For Water Tank Replacement

Mealey's (January 11, 2016, 6:19 PM EST) -- RENO, Nev. — A Nevada federal judge on Jan. 5 denied a preliminary injunction against a plan to protect the greater sage-grouse, saying a water district failed to show that it would be irreparably harmed by federal restrictions on when it can replace a leaking water tank on federal land (Western Exploration LLC, et al. v. U.S. Department of Interior, et al., No. 15-491, D. Nev.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 1280).

(Western Exploration opinion available. Document #95-160114-007Z.)

In 2015, Western Exploration LLC, the Nevada counties of...
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