9th Circ. Again Rules Logging Plan Should Be Halted

Law360, New York (August 14, 2009, 4:40 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has reconsidered its previous ruling in favor of the Natural Resources Defense Council and other environmental groups over a U.S. Forest Service plan for logging in the Sierra Nevada, but again found that a district court abused its discretion when deciding not to preliminarily enjoin the rule.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Thursday ruled that the case brought by environmental groups — which also included the Sierra Forest Legacy and the Wilderness Society — should be sent...
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