WWP Fights To Nix Idaho Grazing Permit

Law360, New York (July 29, 2009, 1:46 PM EDT) -- Environmental group Western Watersheds Project has gone to federal court in its fight with the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management over a grazing permit for an Idaho range, claiming that continued grazing could severely impact sage-grouse, bull trout and other endangered species.

The complaint, filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho, asks the court to overturn a recently reissued 10-year grazing permit that WWP alleges is detrimental to the massive Burnt Creek allotment.

The environmental group is...
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