Land Use

A district court denied environmental groups' motion for summary judgment in a challenge to the Forest Service's approval of a grazing project in the Apache-Sitgreaves and Gila National…

A district court denied an environmental group's motion for summary judgment in a challenge to BLM's decision to amend the California Desert Conservation Area Plan and grant a right-of-…

A district court dismissed a challenge to President Biden's redesignation of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments. The state of Utah and two counties argued the…

A district court granted environmental groups' motion for a preliminary injunction in a challenge to FWS' decision to install a permanent pipeline for Arctic grayling in Red Rock Lakes…

The D.C. Circuit reversed summary judgment for Oregon counties, trade groups, and timber companies in five lawsuits concerning President Obama's expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National…

The Ninth Circuit granted DOI's motion to dismiss a long-running land exchange dispute over construction of a road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. The court found the Secretary…

The Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment for the U.S. government in a challenge to President Obama's issuance of a proclamation expanding the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in…

A district court denied environmental groups' motion for summary judgment in a challenge to BLM's 2020 rule that eliminated the 15-day protest process for timber sales and clarified that…

The Ninth Circuit reversed in part and vacated in part a district court's decision in a challenge to the Federal Subsistence Board's 2020 approval of two short-term changes to hunting…

A district court granted summary judgment for DOI in a federally recognized tribe's challenge to the agency's refusal to take land into trust for a casino. The tribe argued DOI…