Litigation weekly January 19, 2018

Litigation Weekly Jan 19

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals refused to enjoin the Tower and Grizzly fire salvage and restoration projects on the Idaho Panhandle National Forest.  (9th Cir.)

(Update)  The Forest Service was added to a case against the BLM involving approval of a plan for construction of oil and gas wells on the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests.  (D. Colo.)

(New case)  A recreational gold miner in Georgia challenged the authority of the Forest Service to monitor or regulate noncommercial activities associated with recreational mining.  (S.D. Ga.)

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