Forest Service Sued Over Calif. Tree-Clearing Plan

Law360, New York (August 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An environmental group is suing the U.S. Forest Service over a project it claims will destroy old-growth trees and habitats for the California spotted owl and other species in California's Lassen National Forest.

In a suit filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, the Earth Island Institute accuses the agency of violating federal environmental laws by misusing tree-density figures to justify a project to clear trees and improve road access in a 7,500-acre section of the forest.

The Champs Flat...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.