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Cabinet Mountains Wilderness v. Peterson

Citation: 11 ELR 20812
No. No. 80-2450, 510 F. Supp. 1186/15 ERC 2081/(D.D.C., 04/15/1981)

The court rules that the United States Forest Service violated neither the Endangered Species Act (ESA) nor the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) by allowing a mineral exploration program to proceed in the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness of Montana, which plaintiffs alleged is inhabited by a dozen grizzly bears, a threatened species under th...

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