Court allows Wyoming Stock Growers Association intervention in grazing allotment case
Environmentalists object to Forest Service categorical exclusions for renewal of grazing permits
November 10, 2011
On Wednesday, November 9th, U.S. Magistrate Judge Ronald Bush of the United States District Court for the District of Idaho granted a request and Order approving Stipulation on Intervention for the Wyoming Stock Growers Association, Wyoming Wool Growers Association (WSGA), Public Land Council, Peter Arambel, and the Wyoming County Commissioners Association in a case between the U.S. Forest Service and several environmental groups regarding two categorical exclusion decisions for grazing allotments on the Bridger-Teton National Forest. (Case No. 4:10-cv-612-ELJ-REB). The intervention is being allowed for the Sothern Wind River Sheep Allotments categorical exclusion and the Sweetwater, Blucher Creek, and East Squaw Creek Allotments categorical exclusion. The WSGA et al. will not participate on six other categorical exclusion decisions at issue in the litigation for forests in Idaho and Utah.
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