Montana Wilderness Ass'n v. Connell

ELR Citation: 43 ELR 20173
No(s). 11-35818, -3582 (9th Cir. Jul 31, 2013)

The Ninth Circuit held that BLM's resource management plan (RMP) for the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument complied with NEPA and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) but violated the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA). The RMP, which authorizes roads, airstrips, and...