Mining Company Seeks First-Time Injunction Requiring EIS By December

May 15, 2024
A Montana coal mining company is pursuing a first-time preliminary injunction to enforce the National Environmental Policy Act’s (NEPA) two-year deadline for completing a detailed environmental impact statement (EIS), doubling down on its lawsuit seeking to enforce the newly enacted deadline. The company, Signal Peak Energy, in a May 9 motion is asking a district court to issue a preliminary injunction requiring the Department of the Interior (DOI) to “submit to the Court within 14 days a schedule for completion...

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