Case Summary Citation

Friends of the Earth, v. Haaland, No. 21-2317, 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15172 (D.D.C. Jan. 27, 2022)


A federal district court vacated the U.S.’s largest offshore oil and gas lease sale ever because of an inadequate NEPA analysis. The court found that the BOEM’s decision to exclude estimations of reductions in foreign oil consumption if no lease took place was arbitrary and capricious.



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