Federal Judge Rules the Trump Administration illegally rolled back critical environmental protections

22Apr - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

Attorney General Ferguson’s 20th legal victory against Trump Administration

OLYMPIA, WA (STL.News) – Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson released the following statement yesterday after a federal judge in Montana ruled that the Trump Administration illegally revoked an Obama-era moratorium on new coal leases on federal lands, and must comply with a federal law requiring environmental analysis before leasing coal-mining rights on public lands:

“It’s fitting that on the eve of Earth Day, another federal judge slaps down the Trump Administration’s illegal effort to roll back basic environmental protections,” said Ferguson. 

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