No Review Needed For Feds' RV Rule Changes: 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (October 13, 2011, 2:04 PM EDT) -- Reversing a lower court's ruling, the Ninth Circuit held Wednesday that the U.S. Forest Service did not have to supplement an environmental review when it restricted recreational vehicle use in a Montana national forest more than it had indicated it would.

A three-judge panel ruled the National Environmental Policy Act allowed the agency's final plan to venture beyond the range of alternatives proposed in a draft environmental impact statement, as long as the plan differed in only minor ways from one of the alternatives and was...
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