OR Natural Res. Council Fund v. Timber Prods. Co., 05-35063
In a challenge to a BLM plan to log protected land after a forest fire, an order granting a permanent injunction against the implementation of the plan is affirmed where: 1) the BLM violated the Federal Land Policy & Management Act by misinterpreting the relevant land use plan to allow the logging; and 2) the BLM's environmental impact statement for the logging plan did not contain an adequate cumulative effects analysis.
- Argued 12/07/2005
- Submitted 12/07/2005
- Decided 07/24/2007
- Published 07/24/2007
Before: JAMES R. BROWNING, D.W. NELSON, and DIARMUID F. O'SCANNLAIN, Circuit Judges.
United States Ninth Circuit
Ellen J. Durkee, United States Department of Justice, Washington, D.C., argued and briefed the case for the federal appellants., Scott W. Horngren and Julie A. Weis, Haglund, Kelley, & Horngren, Jones & Wilder LLP, Portland, OR, briefed the case, and Mr. Horngren argued the case for the intervenors-appellants.
Susan Jane Brown, Pacific Environmental Advocacy Center, Portland, OR, argued and briefed the case for the appellees.