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Sierra Club v. Penfold

Citation: 17 ELR 21254
No. No. A86-083, 664 F. Supp. 1299/(D. Alaska, 05/28/1987) Subsistence uses & cumulative impacts, injunctions extended

The court holds that the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA) requires the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to evaluate the cumulative environmental impacts of placer mining on subsistence uses when it prepares an environmental impact statement (EIS) on the impacts of mining on environmental degradation in a national wild rive...

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