Forest Service Asks High Court To Review Sierra Nevada Plan

Law360, San Diego (November 21, 2012, 7:29 PM EST) -- The U.S. Forest Service is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review the agency's plan covering 11.5 million acres near the Sierra Nevada, claiming a lower court erroneously found that an environmental group had standing to sue over the plan and that the agency needed to do more to assess the plan’s effects on fish.

The Forest Service filed its petition for a writ of certiorari on Nov. 16 after the Ninth Circuit in June held that the Pacific Rivers Council had the right to sue...
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