22 Oct '11, 12am

Major Victory -- Court Reinstates Roadless Rule | Earthjustice via @Earthjustice

Decision climaxes 13-year legal struggle by Earthjustice Meadows and ponds abound in a roadless area in Wyoming’s Beartooth Plateau. (© Nelson Guda, 2009 / nelsonguda.com) <In a major victory for Earthjustice and its supporters, today the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated The Roadless Rule , which protects nearly 50 million acres of National Forest lands against exploitation. Tom Turner, who literally wrote the book ("Roadless Rules" ) on the case, provides some background here.> Toward the end of the Clinton administration, the Forest Service declared that no further logging or road building would be permitted on nearly 60 million acres of wild, unprotected national forest lands. The so-called Roadless Area Conservation Rule was immediately challenged in nine separate lawsuits filed by states (Idaho, Wyoming, Alaska, Utah, North Dakota), a few counties, and several...

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