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Sierra Club v. Penfold

Citation: 17 ELR 21061
No. No. A86-083, 659 F. Supp. 965/(D. Alaska, 05/14/1987) Ruling on cumulative impacts

The court holds that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) must prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) addressing the cumulative impacts of placer mining operations that contribute incrementally to siltation and other environmental degradation in a national wild river watershed....

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