Tag: NEPA

Grand Teton Elk Hunts Approved

The National Park Service may proceed with a recreational elk hunting program in Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park without obtaining an environmental review, a federal appeals court held Monday. The DC Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a challenge by two…

Grizzly Wilderness Roads OK’d

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A federal appeals court upheld a 2013 U.S. Forest Service plan to allow construction of logging roads in Montana’s Kootenai National Forces over the objections of environmentalists. The logging plan called for construction of nearly five miles of logging road…

Court Blocks Nevada Open-Pit Mine

The Bureau of Land Management failed to give adequate analysis of air pollution levels for a proposed 8,300-acre open-pit molybdenum mine near Eureka, Nevada, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ordered the BLM to…

Court Oks Presidio Lodge Plan

The Presidio Trust won appellate court approval of its plan to build 70,000 square feet of new hotel “lodge” space, in the old parade ground area at the heart of the historic Presidio, despite environmental and historic preservationist objections. The…