United States Forest Service v. Cowpasture River Preservation Ass'n

ELR Citation: 50 ELR 20148
No(s). 18-1584 (U.S. Jun 15, 2020)

The U.S. Supreme Court held, 7-2, that the Forest Service had authority under the Mineral Leasing Act (MLA) to issue a special use permit that granted a right-of-way for a segment of a natural gas pipeline to be constructed beneath the Appalachian Trail in George Washington National Forest. Environm...