American Mines to ask U.S. Supreme Court to settle NEPA standing dispute

January 02, 2013 | By CHRISTINA MARTIN

American Mines has relied on backcountry roads within Payette National Forest for its mining operation for decades. In 2005, the Forest Service created a new rule that required every national forest to designate roads open to motor vehicles, creating a presumption that roads were now closed unless explicitly designated otherwise. When the Forest Se ...