Friday, June 12, 2015

Alaska Wilderness League v. Sally Jewell (U.S. DOI)

<> Alaska Wilderness League v. Sally Jewell (U.S. DOI) 6/11/15. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 13-35866. The panel affirmed the district court's summary judgment in favor of federal defendants and Shell Gulf of Mexico, Inc. and Shell Offshore Inc. in an action brought by environmental groups alleging that the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement acted unlawfully in approving two of Shell's oil spill response plans for its oil leases in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas on Alaska's Arctic coast.

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