Skip to main content

Public Lands

The Latest On: Public Lands

February 12, 2019 | In the News: Missoulian

Grizzly Rules Prompt Lawsuit Threat To Flathead Forest Plan

Josh Purtle, Attorney, Northern Rockies Office, Earthjustice: “The plan allows a huge amount of new road building to the detriment of grizzly bears and bull trout. It essentially says we’re going to change the requirements where you can build a road and how many miles you can build while maintaining the 2011 habitat conditions to protect grizzlies. But the plan doesn’t actually do that.”

January 25, 2019 | Legal Document

Complaint: Rock Creek Mine ESA Challenge

This case challenges the failure of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service to comply with the Endangered Species Act in approving commencement of the Rock Creek Mine project, a major industrial copper and silver mine proposed in the unspoiled Cabinet Mountains of northwest Montana.