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Feds, Lumber Company Drop Dispute Over Idaho Logging Project

Aug. 9, 2022, 7:31 PM

A battle between the federal government, conservation groups, and a lumber company over an Idaho logging project and its potential harm to grizzlies will come to an end after the parties dropped their appeals in the Ninth Circuit.

Friends of the Clearwater and Alliance for the Wild Rockies originally sued after the US Forest Service and US Fish and Wildlife Service approved the Brebner Flat Project in the Idaho Panhandle National Forest. The groups told the US District Court for the District of Idaho that the agencies violated multiple environmental laws and urged the judge to stop the project from ...