Tag Archives: Federal Land Policy and Management Act

Micro-Response on the Presidential Authority to Terminate or Diminish National Monuments

From one of the authors of the original paper: It is true that there have been a number of proclamations diminishing monuments in the past but none of these have been challenged in court so no court has ever passed … Continue reading

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Ninth Circuit Briefs in Challenge to Interior Withdrawal of Grand Canyon Lands from Uranium Mining

Here are the opening briefs in National Mining Assn. v. Jewell: 16 – Open Brief – no Addendum (Quaterra) 18 – Open Brief & Addendum (NMA) 20 – Open Brief (AEMA) 29 – Utah, AZ, NV, MT – Amicus in … Continue reading

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US and Industry Defeat Challenge to Uranium Mining at Grand Canyon Mine

Here are the materials in Grand Canyon Trust v. Williams (D. Ariz.): 140-1 Plaintiffs Motion for Summary J 146-1 US Motion for Summary J 147-1 Intervenors Motion for Summary J 151 Plaintiffs Reply 155 US Reply 156 Intervenors Reply 166 … Continue reading

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Federal Court Affirms Interior Withdrawal of Grand Canyon Lands from Uranium Mining

Here is the order in Yount v. Jewell (D. Ariz.): Doc 238 SJ Order in Yount v Jewell 9-30-14 Briefs here. Other materials here.

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Oral Argument Scheduled in Yount v. Jewell — Challenge to Secretarial Withdrawal of Lands Around Grand Canyon on Establishment Grounds

Here is the order in Yount v. Jewell (D. Ariz.): 227 Oral Argument Order Briefs here. Prior post here.    

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Briefs in Mining Company Challenge to Interior Withdrawal of Lands at Grand Canyon related to Indian Sacred Sites

Here are the briefs (so far) in Yount v. Jewell (D. Ariz.): Northwest Mining Yount Summ Jment Memo Statement of Facts (Dec 6 2013) Quaterra Counties Summ Jment Memo Statement of Facts (Dec 6 2013) Our prior post is here.

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Environmentalist Groups Challenge to Ocotillo Wind Energy Project Fails

Here are the materials in Protect our Communities Foundation v. Salazar (S.D. Cal.): 25-1 Protect Our Communities Motion for Summary J 28-1 Goverment Cross Motion 30-1 Ocotilla Cross Motion 41 DCT Order Granting Summary J for Government Materials on the … Continue reading

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