Forest Resources Committee Report
ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources
189 FOREST RESOURCES 2008 Annual Report1 I. DEVELOPMENTS IN FEDERAL LITIGATION A. National Forest Roadless Area Management Similar to last year, competing Clinton and Bush administration roadless area management regulations remain in litigation. In 2003, Wyoming district court Judge Brimmer ruled that the Roadless Area Conservation Rule2 (Clinton rule) violated the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)3 and other federal laws and enjoined the Clinton rule.4 Shortly thereafter, the Bush...