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Northcoast Envtl. Ctr. v. Glickman

The court affirms a district court holding that, under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), an interagency Port-Orford cedar (POC) management program prepared by the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Department...

Fund for Animals v. Thomas

The court holds that the U.S. Forest Service policy of leaving game "baiting" regulation in the National Forest System to the states complies with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The...

Prairie Wood Prods. v. Glickman

The court holds that the U.S. Forest Service implementation of interim resource conservation policies in nine national forests was not arbitrary or capricious and did not violate the National Forest Management Act (NFMA) or the National...

Shoshone-Paiute Tribe v. United States

A magistrate judge holds that the U.S. Department of the Air Force abused its discretion when it failed to include the impact of a new state-managed air-to-ground training range in an environmental impact statement (EIS) prepared under...

Landmark West! v. U.S. Postal Serv.

The court upholds the U.S. Postal Service's (Postal Service's) determination that an environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for a project involving the Postal Service's...

United States v. 0.95 Acres of Land

The court holds that the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) cannot be used as a defense in a federal condemnation action where the U.S. Forest Service condemned a road in order to gain access to land recently sold for timber...

Sharps v. U.S. Forest Serv.

The court holds that the issuance of an October 1990 decision memo by the Fall River District Ranger, which implemented an August 1989 decision notice issued by the Forest Supervisor requiring consolidation of black-tailed prairie dog...