People of the State of Cal. v. U.S. Dep't of Agriculture, No. 07-15613
In a challenge to a Forest Service rule repealing the nationwide protections of its Roadless Rule and inviting states to pursue varying rules for roadless area management, judgment for plaintiffs is affirmed where it was unreasonable for the Forest Service to assert that the environment, listed species, and their critical habitats would be unaffected by this regulatory change.
Read People of the State of Cal. v. U.S. Dep't of Agriculture, No. 07-15613
Argued and Submitted October 20, 2008
Filed August 5, 2009
Opinion by Judge Beezer
Ronald J. Tenpas, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC
David C. Shilton, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC
Claudia Polsky, California Department of Justice, Oakland, CA
Hardy Myers, Office of the Oregon Attorney General, Salem, OR
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