A District Court judge in Michigan issued a preliminary injunction to stop the exploratory oil and gas drilling within the famous Mason Tract property. For those of you that have been following this lawsuit, you know this is a big victory for "the good guys", but this one is far from over.

The judge ordered that the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management be "restrained and enjoined from proceeding with the authorization, approval, or issuance of a permit in connection with the application . . ." by Savoy energy to drill the exploratory well within the Huron-Manistee National Forest on the Mason Tract.