Churchill County v. Babbitt

ELR Citation: ELR 21463
No(s). s. 97-15508, -15813 (9th Cir. Jul 15, 1998)

The court holds that a city and county have standing to challenge the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) for implementing a water rights acquisition plan in Nevada before preparing a programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS). The court first holds that the National Environmental Policy A...