Organized Village of Kake v. United States Department of Agriculture

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20067
No(s). 11-35517 (9th Cir. Mar 26, 2014)

The Ninth Circuit reversed a lower court decision invalidating a 2003 USDA regulation that temporarily exempted Alaska's Tongass National Forest from the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Rule. USDA clearly acknowledged that its 2003 record of decision, which excluded the Tongass from the Roadless Rul...