Idaho Loses Protest Over Sage Grouse Habitat Plan

Law360, New York (January 6, 2017, 4:32 PM EST) -- A Washington, D.C., federal judge on Thursday tossed Idaho's challenge to the U.S. Department of Interior and Department of Agriculture's plan to protect the greater sage grouse in the state, ruling Gov. Butch Otter failed to identify an injury that would give him grounds to sue.

Idaho challenged the federal agencies' Idaho land-use plan amendments, final environmental impact statement, and records of decision that were issued as part of a package of measures designed to protect the greater sage grouse. The state has alleged the agencies amended 64 land-use plans behind closed doors and unlawfully withdrew 3.8 million acres of land...

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