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June 27, 2019 | In the News: Jackson Hole News & Guide

Plan Calls For Scaling Back Of Elk Feeding On Refuge

Tim Preso, Managing Attorney, Northern Rockies Office: “The problem right now is there’s no plan at all. There are just these internal drafts. We’re going to take a close look at the plan if we can get it out the door because we don’t think that tentative measures are what’s needed at this time.”

June 21, 2019 | Legal Document

Cadiz Pipeline and Mojave Trails National Monument: Decision on Motion for Summary Judgment

The 2017 Determination was contrary to law and failed to explain its reversal from the 2015 Determination. The 2017 Determination therefore violated the APA. As such, the Court would DENY Defendants’ motions for summary judgment, and GRANT Plaintiffs’ motions for summary judgment to the extent they attacked the 2017 Determination. The Court would remand the matter to the BLM forthwith.

May 20, 2019 | In the News: Capitol News

Toll Road Plan Taking Fire

Jordan Luebkemann, Attorney, Florida Regional Office, Earthjustice: “It will really remain to be seen who is allowed to participate in the task forces.”

May 17, 2019 | In the News: KTUU

Attorney: Tongass old-growth logging “plain violation” of environmental law

Tom Waldo, Attorney, Alaska Regional Office, Earthjustice: "The agency is required to take a hard look at specific impacts of an action in specific places. So you can't just generalize across the whole island and say, 'well, we'll log somewhere.' This is a brazen attempt by the forest service to rewrite the rules for timber sales."

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