League of Wilderness Defenders v. United States Forest Service

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20162
No(s). 11-35451 (9th Cir. Jul 30, 2012)

The Ninth Circuit held that the U.S. Forest Service's EIS for a forest thinning research project in the Pringle Falls Experimental Forest within the Deschutes National Forest complies with NEPA. The project allows logging and controlled burning on roughly 2,500 acres of the Forest to reduce the risk...