Washington, D.C. Update Legal Victories Wildfires are Emergencies Joey/Bald Mountain Suit Dismissed Magistrate Rules on Collaboration Monument Litigation Continues WA Marbled Murrelet DNR and GNA Western Oregon Timber Salvage Hope on the Okanogan-Wentachee AFRC Welcomes Sun Mountain
AFRC crafted an open letter to the Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz and the Board of Natural Resources regarding the Marbled Murrelet Long-Term Conservation Strategy (MMLTCS) and “Alternative F.” Our letter explains why Alternative F is not “reasonable” and thus should be dropped from further consideration in the Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement.
Magistrate Judge Smacks Down Enviros’ Arguments on Collaboration Portland, Ore. – Yesterday, Magistrate Judge Sullivan offered a strong rebuke of a dubious legal challenge to an important public safety project on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest in Northeast Oregon. Judge Sullivan called out the plaintiffs’ – Greater Hells Canyon Council and Oregon Wild – […]
Portland, Ore. – Last week, the Ninth Circuit ruled in favor of logic and common sense: massive wildfires on public lands are emergencies that often threaten lives, property, and natural resources. The Court’s ruling backed a decision by the Forest Service to build a community protection line – a fuel break – to safeguard […]