Western Environmental Law Center
A federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit from environmentalists who tried to block almost 80,000 acres of oil and gas leases in Montana in a bid to force companies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
HELENA -- Eight conservation groups and one individual are asking a Helena judge to stop Montana’s wolverine trapping season, saying their population is “imperiled” and that the animal is a candidate for protection under federal statutes.
A coalition of conservation groups have asked a judge to halt Montana's upcoming wolverine trapping season to help preserve an animal scientists warn is at risk of extinction.
Sixty-one oil and gas leases on more than 30,000 acres in Montana would be suspended under an agreement proposed Friday by federal officials and environmentalists.