Western Energy Alliance et al v. U.S. Department of the Interior et al
ORDER by Magistrate Judge Charles S. Miller, Jr granting 64 Motion to Stay. Case shall be stayed for ninety (90) days. Status report due by 10/6/2017. (ZE)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NORTH DAKOTA
Western Energy Alliance, North Dakota
U.S. Department of the Interior, Ryan Zinke,)
in his official capacity as Secretary,
Bureau of Land Management, a part of the )
U.S. Department of the Interior, Michael D. )
Nedd, in his official capacity as Director
of the Bureau of Land Management,
Case No. 1-16-cv-112
Before the court is the parties’ Joint Motion to Stay Litigation. (Doc. No. 64). In the motion,
the parties agree this case should be stayed for ninety (90) days to review administrative actions
taken since the new administration took office. As represented to the court, these actions may render
this litigation moot. Under the broad discretion afforded to this court on such matters, the court
GRANTS the parties’ Joint Motion to Stay Litigation. (Doc. No. 64). All deadlines are vacated and
this case shall be stayed for ninety (90) days. On or before October 6, 2017, the parties shall submit
a status report with the court detailing how or whether this case should proceed.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated this 6th day of July, 2017.
/s/ Charles S. Miller, Jr.
Charles S. Miller, Jr., Magistrate Judge
United States District Court
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