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Robertson v. Methow Valley Citizens Council

Citation: 19 ELR 20743
No. No. 87-1703, 490 U.S. 332/29 ERC 1497/(U.S., 05/01/1989) Rev'd

The Court rules that an environmental impact statement (EIS) need not include a final detailed mitigation plan or a worst-case analysis. The U.S. Forest Service had issued a development permit based on an EIS that, in discussing mitigation of off-site effects, mostly recommended general steps that state and local agencies might take....

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