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Neighbors of Cuddy Mountain v. U.S. Forest Serv.

The court holds that the U.S. Forest Service failed to comply with National Forest Management Act (NFMA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements in determining whether to allow a timber sale in the Payette National...

Sierra Club v. Glickman

The court holds that the U.S. Forest Service's management of national forests in Texas violates the National Forest Management Act (NFMA) and its regulations. As a result of these violations, the court enjoins the Forest Service from...

Fener v. Hunt

The court holds that a U.S. Forest Service timber sale on the George Washington National Forest in Virginia was not arbitrary and capricious and did not violate the National Forest Management Act (NFMA) or the National Environmental...

Seattle Audubon Soc'y v. Lyons

The court dissolves a 1992 injunction that prevented the U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service) from auctioning or awarding timber sales to log suitable habitat for the northern spotted owl in Regions 5 and 6 until the Forest Service...

Idaho Sporting Congress v. U.S. Forest Serv.

The court holds that the U.S. Forest Service's (Forest Service's) decision to allow certain salvage timber sales was exempt from administrative appeal pursuant to regulations in effect before the...

Sierra Club v. Cargill

The court holds that the U.S. Forest Service (Forest Service) did not abuse its discretion in finding that a change from a seven-year regeneration standard to a five-year standard did not effect a significant change in its land and...

Seattle Audubon Soc'y v. Espy

The court affirms a district court decision permanently enjoining the U.S. Forest Service from conducting additional timber sales in Forest Service Regions Five and Six until it adopts and implements revised standards and guidelines for...

Inland Empire Pub. Lands Council v. Schultz

The court holds that the U.S. Forest Service did not arbitrarily or capriciously conclude that no significant environmental impact would result from the Calispell Timber Sale in Washington State, offered pursuant to the Colville...

Seattle Audubon Soc'y v. Moseley

The court, in a sequel case to Seattle Audubon Society v. Evans, 22 ELR 20372, enjoins the U.S. Forest Service from making additional timber sales in U.S. Forest Service Regions Five and Six that...

Robertson v. Seattle Audubon Soc'y

The court reverses two district court decisions enjoining 16 fiscal year 1990 timber sales by the U.S. Forest Service that were found to violate the National Forest Management Act, and remands the case to the district court with...