Environment alert: changes to Forest Service administrative appeal process finalised

On 27 March 2013, the US Forest Service finalised new regulations to change the administrative appeal process for most activities on National Forest System lands to a pre-decisional ‘objection’ process very similar to the one currently used for activities taken pursuant to the Healthy Forest Restoration Act of 2003. In 2012, Congress directed the Forest Service to revise the administrative appeals process by amending the Forest Service Decisionmaking and Appeals Reform Act of 1992.

These new regulations will govern the administrative review of most major site specific Forest Service decisions: any decisions about projects and activities implementing land and resource management plans requiring an Environmental Assessment (EA) or Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)…

If you are registered and logged in to the site, click on the link below to read the rest of the Hogan Lovells briefing. If not, please register or sign in with your details below.

 

Sign in or Register to continue reading this article

Sign in

Register

It's quick, easy and free!

It takes just 5 minutes to register. Answer a few simple questions and once completed you’ll have instant access.

Register now

Why register to The Lawyer

 

Industry insight

In-depth, expert analysis into the stories behind the headlines from our leading team of journalists.

 

Market intelligence

Identify the major players and business opportunities within a particular region through our series of free, special reports.

 

Email newsletters

Receive your pick of The Lawyer's daily and weekly email newsletters, tailored by practice area, region and job function.

More relevant to you

To continue providing the best analysis, insight and news across the legal market we are collecting some information about who you are, what you do and where you work to improve The Lawyer and make it more relevant to you.

Briefings from Hogan Lovells

View more briefings from Hogan Lovells

Analysis from The Lawyer

View more analysis from The Lawyer

Overview

Atlantic House
Holborn Viaduct
London
EC1A 2FG
UK
http://www.hoganlovells.com

Turnover (£m): 1,098.00
No. of lawyers: 2,313 (UK 200)
Jurisdiction: UK
No. of offices: 9
No. of qualified lawyers: 206 (International 50)

Jobs