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Rhodes v. Johnson

ELR Citation: ELR 20092
Nos. 97-3687, 153 F.3d 785/(7th Cir., 08/27/1998)

The court holds that the presence of extraordinary circumstances requires the U.S. Forest Service to conduct an environmental assessment (EA) before burning and removing shrubs from portions of the Shawnee National Forest in Illinois even though these activities fall under categorical exclusions for which an EA would not normally be needed....

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