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DC Circ. Backs Park Service's Grand Teton Elk Reduction Plan

Law360, New York (November 7, 2017, 9:19 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit on Tuesday affirmed the federal government’s 15-year plan to reduce the elk population in Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park, ruling the environmental analysis for the plan was adequate to cover changes the government made to the plan after its implementation.

Wildlife photographers Kent Nelson and Timothy Mayo in 2014 challenged the National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s 2007 program for elk hunting in the park, arguing there needed to be a National Environmental Policy Act analysis for every year the...
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Case Title

Timothy Mayo, et al v. Michael T. Reynolds, et al


Case Number

16-5282

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Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

2893 Environmental Matters

Date Filed

September 30, 2016

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