Green Groups Seek Sanctions In Forest Drilling Suit

Law360, New York (June 10, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The plaintiffs in a suit accusing the U.S. Forest Service of failing to assess the environmental impact of drilling projects in the Allegheny National Forest have moved for sanctions against two nonprofits that intervened in the case, claiming the groups’ counterclaim is “the epitome of bad faith.”

In a motion filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, the three environmental nonprofit groups that sued the forest service asked the court to grant attorneys' fees incurred in filing a motion to...
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