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River Runners for Wilderness v. Martin, No. 08-15112

In an Administrative Procedure Act (APA) challenge to a National Park Service river management plan, the circuit court adopts the district court's opinion and summary judgment for defendants is affirmed where the APA does not allow the court to overturn an agency decision because it disagrees with the decision or with the agency's conclusions about environmental impacts.

Read River Runners for Wilderness v. Martin, No. 08-15112

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted June 10, 2009

Filed July 21, 2009

Judges

Per Curiam

Counsel

For Appellants:

Julia A. Olson, Wild Earth Advocates, Eugene, OR

Matthew K. Bishop, Western Environmental Law Center, Helena, MT

For Appellees:

Charles R. Scott, Attorney, United States Department of Justice, Washington, DC