Rockies Groups Sue USFS Over Biathlon Facility

Law360, New York (November 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A coalition of green groups is suing the U.S. Forest Service to prevent the construction of a biathlon training complex along a wildlife corridor in Montana’s Rocky Mountains.

The complaint — lodged in the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana by Helena Hunters & Anglers, Alliance for the Wild Rockies, American Wildlands and Native Ecosystems Council — claims the USFS violated the Endangered Species Act, the National Environment Policy Act and the National Forest Management Act when it granted a 25-year permit to the...
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