Category: Dispatch

Judge: Forest Service Must Reconsider Elk-Feeding Program

September 18, 2018 — Forest Service officials in Wyoming must reexamine their decision to let state wildlife officials feed elk on the Bridger-Teton National Forest in the wintertime, according to a federal judge’s ruling. U.S. District Judge NancyMore

Forest Service Approves First Phase of Montana Mine

August 30, 2018 — A plan to dig a copper and silver mine beneath the Cabinet Mountains Wilderness in northwest Montana took a step forward this week when Forest Service officials granted permission for the first phase ofMore

Major Expansion Planned for Nevada Ski Area

August 22, 2018 — A major expansion of a ski area on national forest land just 50 miles outside of Las Vegas is now out for public review. The owners of the Lee Canyon ski area, on theMore

Judges Revoke Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permits

August 9, 2018 — Another week, another victory for opponents of pipelines in the Appalachian Mountains. On Monday, a three-judge panel invalidated two key permits for the 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline on grounds that they would violate theMore

Judges Rule Against Pipeline

July 31, 2018 — Prospects for a new natural gas pipeline that would span a 3.6-mile stretch of the Jefferson National Forest in Virginia are unclear after a three-judge panel ruled on Friday in favor of activists whoMore

Trump Administration Launches Endangered Species Act Rollback

July 20, 2018 — The Trump administration yesterday proposed a major overhaul of the Endangered Species Act, outlining regulatory revisions that could clear the way for drilling, logging and other industrial activities in areas that provide key habitatMore

BLM Delays Offering Oil and Gas Leases in Colorado

July 13, 2018 — Officials with the Bureau of Land Management will consult with the Navajo Nation before moving forward with plans to open more than 18,000 acres to oil and gas drilling in Colorado. The agency hadMore

Forest Service to Give Nestlé New Permit

June 28, 2018 — The Forest Service yesterday agreed to issue a new permit to Nestlé, allowing the world’s largest water-bottling company to continue to remove millions of gallons each year from a creek on California’s San BernardinoMore