Pacific Rivers Counsel v. United States Forest Service

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20128
No(s). 08-17565 (9th Cir. Jun 20, 2012)

The Ninth Circuit reversed in part and affirmed in part a lower court decision that U.S. Forest Service complied with NEPA and the APA when it amended the Sierra Nevada forest plan in 2004. In stark contrast to the 2001 EIS, which contained a 64-page detailed analysis of the environmental conseq...