Thursday, December 6, 2007

Ninth Circuit snuffs U.S. Forest Service's "Healthy Forest Initiative" rule

A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Sierra Club v. Bosworth that the U.S. Forest Service erred by engaging in certain fuel reduction and prescribed burn projects without analyzing the resulting environmental impacts as required by federal law.

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December 6, 2007 in Cases, Environmental Assessment, Forests/Timber, Law | Permalink | TrackBack (0)