Washington – New oil and gas drilling is stopped on 300,000 acres in Wyoming after a U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Columbia ruled in favor of environmental groups. Congresswoman Cheney released the following statement:

“A U.S. District Court Judge’s ruling in WildEarth Guardians v. Zinke reflects the litigation strategy used by far-left environmental extremists to thwart energy development in Wyoming. It is yet another example why the administration needs to overhaul NEPA implementation across the federal government. I will continue to work with President Trump to pursue policies that restore the voice of local stakeholders in Wyoming and reduce the serial litigation imposed by radical environmental groups.”