CORRECTED: Group Sues To Stop Grazing In Idaho Wildlife Area

Law360, New York (October 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Western Watersheds Project filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management alleging the agency violated federal regulations when it permitted livestock grazing in a sensitive area in Idaho.

The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho, claims that the Bureau of Land Management was aware of problems from overgrazing in the Battle Creek area when it approved the use of the land by ranchers.

Overgrazing in the area threatens the habitat of dozens of wildlife and plant...
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Case Information

Case Title

Western Watersheds Project v. Bureau of Land Management et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


B. Lynn Winmill

Date Filed

October 14, 2008

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