USA - October 28 2015 Two recent cases before the Idaho Supreme Court highlight the procedure—and the importance of following the procedure—for securing an award of…
USA - March 5 2012 In a much anticipated Federal Register Notice, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on February 21, 2012 announced the reissuance of its Nationwide Permit Program. 77 Fed. Reg. 10,184 (Feb. 21, 2012).
USA - August 5 2011 Nearly five years after issuing its draft directives, on August 4, 2011, the U.S. Forest Service ("Forest Service") issued final directives for wind energy special use authorizations.
USA - April 5 2011 On February 16, 2011, the US Army Corps of Engineers ("Corps") published in the Federal Register its proposal to reissue 48 of its existing nationwide permits ("NWPs") and issue two new NWPs.
USA - January 7 2011 U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar recently issued Secretarial Order 3310 directing the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to "designate appropriate areas with wilderness characteristics under its jurisdiction as 'Wild Lands' and to manage them to protect their wilderness values."