Maricopa Audubon Soc'y v. U.S. Forest Serv.

ELR Citation: ELR 20845
No(s). 95-17107 (9th Cir. Mar 7, 1997)

The court holds that exemption 5 of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) exempts the U.S. Forest Service from disclosing two documents relating to its investigation of the Southwestern Regional Forester's and Deputy Forester's allegedly illegal and unethical management of the region. The court firs...