Bark v. United States Forest Service

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20083
No(s). 19-35665 (9th Cir. Apr 3, 2020)

In an unpublished opinion, the Ninth Circuit held that the U.S. Forest Service's decision not to prepare an EIS for a tree-thinning project in Mount Hood National Forest was arbitrary and capricious. A district court concluded that the Service's decision was lawful and thus granted summary judgment ...