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Energy Groups Object to Conservation as Use of Public Lands

by Bloomberg Law | July 7, 2023
Most environmental groups that commented said they support the rule, but Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said in its comments that the BLM lacks the staff and resources to implement it. The bureau, which already manages the health of its land poorly, needs to conduct a ...

New Lawsuit Targets PFAS Contamination in Plastic Containers

by Bloomberg Law | December 27, 2022
A plastics technology company’s use of flourine gas is contaminating household supplies with PFAS, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday by environmental non-profit groups. The Center for Environmental Health and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility filed the complaint  ...

Loophole Lets DOL Install Wage Chief While Nomination Is Pending

by Bloomberg Law | August 2, 2022
Courts have split on whether these arrangements are legal. Separate rulings in Gianforte v. Bureau of Land Management at the US District Court for the District of Montana and Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility v. the National Park Service at the US District Court for the ...

National Park Service Challenges Mandated E-Bike Rule Review

by Bloomberg Law | July 26, 2022
The National Park Service will ask the D.C. Circuit to overturn a judge’s finding that its rule allowing the use of e-bikes within the parks system needs further environmental review, according to a notice filed in a Washington, D.C., federal court. The agency’s final rule issued in ...

National Park Service Ordered to Take New Look at E-Bike Rule

by Bloomberg Law | May 25, 2022
The National Park Service’s rule that opened the parks system to e-bikes needs further environmental review, but tossing the rule isn’t warranted, a Washington, D.C., federal judge decided in a partial win for conservation groups. Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and ...
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