Forest service illegally approved the timber sale in question, and the court called them out on it! Ahhhh, environmental justice at last!
On June 24, a federal court ruled against a massive logging project breathing a sigh of relief for the moment in an on-going battle. They cited the Forests Service failure to adhere to environmental laws as well as failing to properly engage public feedback and participation.
“This ruling concludes our case against the largest logging project in decades, for now, and marks a win for old-growth forests and future generations on Prince of Wales Island.”Earthjustice attorney Tom Waldo
What’s all the fighting about, anyway?
Check out this video that covers the details about what is being fought for – exactly what is being protected.
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