Environmentalists Back DOI Bid To Dismiss First-Time NEPA Deadline Suit

May 9, 2024
Environmentalists are backing the Department of the Interior (DOI) in its argument that a Montana coal mine lacks standing to bring its first-time lawsuit seeking to enforce new National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review deadlines, intervening in support of DOI’s motion to dismiss the case. “The fatal flaw in Signal Peak’s suit is that it prematurely seeks to enforce a deadline months before it passes,” environmentalists say in their May 6 motion to dismiss the case, Signal Peak Energy LLC...

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