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Giant Sequoia Monument Logging

The Latest On: Giant Sequoia Monument Logging

February 8, 2005 | Case

Giant Sequoia Monument Logging

Challenge to the Forest Service management plan for Giant Sequoia National Monument, a plan that allows extensive logging in previously protected old growth habitat within the Giant Sequoia National Monument. Earthjustice sued on behalf of six organizations to protect this national treasure and the species that depend on it.

On August 22, 2006, a federal judge ruled that the plan to allow commercial logging in Giant Sequoia National Monument was illegal.