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Sierra Club v. Penfold

Citation: 19 ELR 20207
No. Nos. 87-3597 et al., 857 F.2d 1307/(9th Cir., 09/21/1988, 10/21/2088) District court decisions aff'd

In four consolidated appeals, the court holds that the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) review of placer mines disturbing less than five acres of public lands per year is not a major federal action under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), plaintiffs' challenges under NEPA and the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANI...

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