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Mont. tribe sues DOI over coalbed methane plan
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FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2003

The Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana is suing the Department of Interior for allowing coalbed methane development.

The tribe is concerned that off-reservation development will hurt the environment. The suit says the Bureau of Land Management didn't comply with federal law when it approved new drilling in the Powder River Basin.

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Cheyenne sue over methane (AP 5/9)

Relevant Links:
Interior Department Watchdog, Friends of the Earth - http://www.foe.org/camps/eco/interior/index.html Montana DEQ Coal Bed Methane Plan - http://www.deq.state.mt.us/coalbedmethane/index.asp
Coalbed Methane, Region 8 - http://www.epa.gov/region08/water/
wastewater/npdeshome/cbm/cbm.html

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