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Relationship to other statutes

Missouri v. Corps of Eng'rs

The court holds that an intraagency memorandum discussing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' proposal to protect the pallid sturgeon in Missouri is exempt from Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) disclosure under the deliberative process...

RESTORE: The N. Woods v. Department of Agric.

The court holds that a proposed land exchange between a ski resort operator and the U.S. Forest Service falls under the purview of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and does not qualify for a categorical exclusion. The court...

Sierra Club v. U.S. Forest Serv.

The court holds that salvage timber sales that had not yet been advertised were "in preparation" under the Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Assistance and Rescissions Act's (Rescissions Act's) waiver of National Environmental...

Douglas County v. Babbitt

The court holds that the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) does not apply to the Secretary of the Interior's designation of critical habitat under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The court first holds that an Oregon county has...

Westlands Water Dist. v. Natural Resources Defense Council

The court holds that the Secretary of the Interior is not required to complete an environmental impact statement (EIS) under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) before implementing § 3406(b)(2) and (d)(1) of the Central Valley...

Public Citizen v. Kantor

The court holds that the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (OTR) is not required to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Uruguay Round of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade or to adopt methods and...

Alpine Lakes Protection Soc'y v. U.S. Forest Serv.

The court holds that the U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service) was required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) to consider the connected and cumulative impacts of a timber company's proposed timber-management project and six...