Case No. 1:18-cv-01463 (TNM), Case No. 1:18-cv-01496 (TNM), Case No. 1:18-cv-01499 (TNM).

444 F.Supp.3d 182 (2020)

VOYAGEUR OUTWARD BOUND SCHOOL, et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNITED STATES, et al., Defendants, v. Twin Metals Minnesota LLC, et al., Defendant-Intervenors. Wilderness Society, et al., Plaintiffs, v. Ryan Zinke, et al., Defendants, v. Twin Metals Minnesota LLC, et al., Defendant-Intervenors. Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness, et al., Plaintiffs, v. Bureau of Land Management, et al., Defendants, v. Twin Metals Minnesota LLC, et al., Defendant-Intervenors.

United States District Court, District of Columbia.

Signed March 17, 2020.

Editors Note
Applicable Law: 05 U.S.C. § 551
Cause: 05 U.S.C. § 551 Administrative Procedure Act
Nature of Suit: 899 Administrative Procedure Act / Review or Appeal of Agency Decision
Source: PACER

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Amy Slusser Conners , Pro Hac Vice, Thomas Backer Heffelfinger , Pro Hac Vice, Best & Flanagan, LLP, Ari Bernard Lukoff , Pro Hac Vice, Richard Bruce Allyn , Pro Hac Vice, Stephen P. Safranski , Pro Hac Vice, Robins Kaplan LLP, Minneapolis, MN, Dustin Charles Elliott , Joseph Alexander Ward , Morrison & Foerster, LLP, Washington, DC, Eric Paul Jorgensen , Erin Whalen , Pro Hac Vice, Earthjustice, Juneau, AK, Janette K. Brimmer , Pro Hac Vice, Earthjustice, Seattle, WA, Meegan F. Hollywood , Pro Hac Vice, Robins Kaplan LLP, New York, NY, for Plaintiffs.

Barclay Samford , United States Department of Justice, Denver, CO, Tyler McVeigh Alexander , Marissa Ann Piropato , U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC, for Defendants.

Daniel S. Volchok , Paul R.Q. Wolfson , Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP, Washington, DC, for Defendant-Intervenors.


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