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tongass national forest

85 FR 68688

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Southeast Alaska Conservation Council v. United States Forest Service

ELR Case

A district court vacated a timber harvesting project in Tongass National Forest after previously ruling that the Forest Service violated NEPA, the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, and the National Forest Management Act...

Southeast Alaska Conservation Council v. United States Forest Service

ELR Case

A district court held that the Forest Service violated NEPA, the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act (ANILCA), and the National Forest Management Act (NFMA) when it authorized timber harvesting in the Tongass National Forest...

Southeast Alaska Conservation Council v. United States Forest Service

ELR Case

A district court preliminarily enjoined the U.S. Forest Service from allowing any timber harvesting, road construction, or other ground-disturbing activities associated with the Service's authorization of a timber sale in Tongass...

Greenpeace, Inc. v. Cole

ELR Case

The Ninth Circuit, in an unpublished opinion, reversed a lower court decision granting summary judgment in favor of the U.S. Forest Service in a case challenging its approval of four timber logging projects in the Tongass National...

Organized Village of Kake v. United States Department of Agriculture

ELR Case

A district court set aside a U.S. Forest Service rule exempting the Tongass National Forest—the nation's largest—from the Roadless Area Conservation Rule. The court ruled that the exemption was arbitrary and capricious because the...