We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Road-Fixing But No Gold-Digging, Judge Tells Mining Co.

Law360, New York (January 19, 2017, 7:03 PM EST) -- A mining company that unsuccessfully tried to reopen its search for gold in a protected wilderness area nabbed a partial concession Thursday, when an Idaho federal judge allowed the company to do work on two roads outside the wilderness area.

In August, the court had found that the U.S. Forest Service acted arbitrarily in allowing drilling, road reconstruction and the use of motorized vehicles and heavy equipment at the Golden Hand Mine in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness Area, remanding the record of decision that authorized the work back to the agency. American Independence Mines and Minerals Co., the...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Attached Documents



Case Information

Case Title

Subscribers Only

Case Number

Subscribers Only



Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


Subscribers Only

Date Filed

July 7, 2015

Law Firms


Government Agencies