Ranches Lose Bid To Graze BLM Land

Law360 (April 15, 2011, 2:52 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Idaho on Wednesday ordered J.R. Simplot Co. and other large ranching corporations to remove cattle from sage grouse habitat in southern Idaho, affirming the revival of an injunction on grazing in public land overseen by the Bureau of Land Management.

Judge B. Lynn Winmill of the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho said Wednesday that cattle must be removed from 17 disputed allotments by May 3, rejecting the ranchers' protests that moving the livestock could endanger the lives of recently...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Western Watersheds v. Dyer, et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


B. Lynn Winmill

Date Filed

April 13, 2004

Law Firms


Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.