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Judge hears arguments over SW Montana forest plan

Snowmobile groups, ranchers and mining organizations argued in federal court on Friday against the U.S. Forest Service’s plan to restrict off-road vehicular access to parts of southwestern Montana’s Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service had barred motorized and mechanized activity in the National Forest’s newly designated recommended wilderness areas after conducting an environmental analysis that found that such activity could compromise the wilderness value in those areas.

July 17, 2013 | Case

Challenging the Interstate Constitution Gas Pipeline

A 124-mile natural gas pipeline is proposed to run through portions of New York and Pennsylvania, raising concerns that the project will increase fracking and threaten local air, water, and wildlife. Earthjustice intervened on behalf of a coalition of environmental groups to challenge the pipeline.