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2-Bar Ranch Ltd. Partnership v. United States Forest Service

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit reversed a district court's partial grant of summary judgment for cattle ranchers in a challenge to the Forest Service's decision to apply 1995 riparian mitigation measures to an allotment in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge...

Oregon Natural Desert Ass'n v. United States Forest Service

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit affirmed summary judgment for the Forest Service in a challenge to its issuance of grazing authorizations on allotments in the Malheur National Forest. Environmental groups argued that the Service violated the National...

Western Watersheds Project v. Interior Board of Land Appeals

ELR Case

An Idaho district court transferred venue in a challenge to BLM's decision to renew livestock grazing permits for an allotment in northern Utah and to the Interior Board of Land Appeals' (IBLA's) reinstatement of that decision. An...

Western Watersheds Project v. Bernhardt

ELR Case

A district court granted in part a motion to preliminarily enjoin BLM from permitting a ranching company to use two grazing allotments that had been authorized by the Secretary of the Interior in response to a presidential pardon of the...

Livestock Production, Climate Change, and Human Health: Closing the Awareness Gap

ELR Article

Livestock should be removed from public lands for myriad reasons. Eliminating what is now extensive grazing by ruminants would cut methane emissions, with attendant benefits for climate mitigation. Removing livestock from public lands...

Western Watersheds Project v. Kenna

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit upheld BLM's resource management plan (RMP) and EIS for five allotments within the 1.3 million acres of land administered by BLM in Southwestern Arizona and Southeastern California. Environmental groups that wanted to...

H.R. 2171, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

S. 1167, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update