Wyoming v. Dept. of AgriculturePetition for certiorari denied on October 1, 2012
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|11-1378||10th Cir.||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||OT 2012|
Issue: (1) Whether, under the Wilderness Act of 1964, which provides that only Congress may designate wilderness areas, the United States Forest Service usurped Congress’s authority to designate wilderness areas; (2) whether the Forest Service exceeded its authority by promulgating the Roadless Rule without following the forest planning process set forth in the National Forest Management Act; and (3) whether the Forest Service violated the National Environmental Policy Act by predetermining the outcome of the environmental analysis, not conducting any site-specific analysis, and not preparing a supplemental environmental analysis.
Briefs and Documents
- Opinion below (10th Cir.)
- Petition for certiorari
- Brief in respondents Conservation Respondents in opposition
- Brief of respondents Department of Agriculture et al. in opposition
- Amicus brief of Mountain States Legal Foundation et al.
- Amicus brief of Associations Representing the Interests of the Mining Industry et al. (forthcoming)
- Amicus brief of Blue Ribbon Coalition et al.
- Amicus brief of American Petroleum Institute (forthcoming)
- Amicus brief of Wyoming County Commissioners Association et al.
- Amicus brief of Coalition of Local Governments
- Amicus brief of Western Energy Alliance
- Amicus brief of Utah et al.
- Amicus brief of Safari Club International (forthcoming)