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Sierra Club v. Lyng

ELR Citation: ELR 20064
Nos. No. 85-2226, 662 F. Supp. 40/(D.D.C., 01/14/1987) Ruling on plaintiffs' Wilderness Act §4(d)(1) claim

The court rules that where the Secretary of Agriculture takes actions within wilderness areas that are solely for the benefit of outside private interests, the Wilderness Act requires him to demonstrate that the action is necessary to effectively control threatened outside harm....

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