Center for Environmental Law & Policy v. United States Bureau of Reclamation,

ELR Citation: 41 ELR 20281
No(s). 10-35646 (9th Cir. Aug 19, 2011)

The Ninth Circuit held that the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation took the requisite "hard look" under NEPA in its analysis of a proposed incremental drawdown of water from Lake Roosevelt in Washington state. Although a portion of the EA exclusively devoted to cumulative effects is conclusory and unenl...