10th Circ. Freezes Challenge To Colo. Ski Resort Projects

Law360, New York (November 8, 2011, 8:42 PM EST) -- The Tenth Circuit on Tuesday tossed a lawsuit claiming the U.S. Forest Service wrongly approved three development projects at a Colorado ski resort without studying potential harms to water resources like the Colorado River and resulting threats to endangered fish.

Conservation group the Ark Initiative and other plaintiffs argued in the suit that the Forest Service should have considered the environmental impacts that construction of a new base village complex at the Snowmass Ski Area would have while conducting an National Environmental Policy Act analysis of...
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