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9th Circuit upholds 10 day waiting period

At issue in this case was a California law establishing a ten-day waiting period for all lawful purchases of guns. Specifically, Plaintiffs challenged the application of the full ten-day waiting period to those purchasers who have previously purchased a firearm or have a permit to carry a concealed ...

Legal, NEPA and more on OutdoorWire

The latest in legal news about an ESA Round Up – Recent Cases and Policy can be viewed at the link below. OutdoorWire provides a growing list of articles and links covering a range of issues affecting recreation opportunity. Legal, NEPA, Forest Planning, Socio-Economics, Sustainability and more....

Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act: A Summary

Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act: A Summary What Does Section 106 Say? Every federal agency must take into account the effects of actions it proposes to carry out, assist, or license, on historic properties – that is, places included in or eligible for the National Register of...

Senators question "Sue and Settle" tactics

Senators on the Environment and Public Works Committee have sent their third letter to US Fish and Wildlife Service requesting information on the 2011 settlement agreements between FWS, Center for Biological Diversity, and WildEarth Guardians.  The letter questions the lack of transparency surroundi...

Court opinion - Jarbridge Canyon Road remains open

The long running legal case involving a short section of road in northern Nevada is coming to an end - and the road will remain open.  This case has covered a range of legal issues including RS-2477, water rights, wilderness, and endangered species.  In the end, the local county has prevailed and th...
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