Roadless Rule Retains Respect
- Delayed Firm Can't Collect On Project Performance Bond. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;7/12/2004, Vol. 253 Issue 2, p19
A contractor that was delayed by another firm's default on an earlier segment of a project could not recover delay damages under the defaulting firm's pay and performance bond, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has ruled. It said the delayed firm was not an intended third-party...
- Unfocused Federal Wildfire Effort Draws Fire From States. Paige, Sean // Insight on the News;3/18/2002, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p8
Discusses the plan of South Dakota Governor Bill Janklow to file a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service for its alleged mismanagement of the Black Hills National Forest. Implications of the lawsuit; Information on a report released by the General Accounting Office on wildfires; Discussion on...
- Forest Service Agrees: "Need Further Study". // National Wildlife (World Edition);Apr/May84, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p33
Reports on the U.S. Forest Service's conclusion that there is a need for further study of the proposed construction of a timber access road in the Payette National Forest. Challenge to the proposal from the National Wildlife Federation and the Idaho Wildlife Federation.
- Supreme Court considers funding for port fight. Hainsworth, Jeremy // Xtra (Toronto);4/27/2006, Issue 561, p9
Reports on the decision of the Canadian Supreme Court to reserve its judgment on whether Vancouver's Little Sister's bookstore will receive advanced court costs to continue its battle against book seizures by the Canadian border police. Background on the case; Arguments raised by defense lawyer...
- TAX CASES. // Accountancy Ireland;Jun2001, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p57
Presents several tax-related cases in Europe. Decision on the case involving Card Protection Plan Ltd. by the European Court of Justice (ECJ); Judgement of the Halifax PLC case by the Great Britain Value Added Tax and Customs Tribunal; Confirmation of the compulsory service charges levied by...
- Diego Garcians win judicial review. // Community Care;4/21/2005, Issue 1569, p11
Reports that a group of people who were forced by the British government to leave their homes on the island of Diego Garcia have won permission to mount a High Court challenge for the right to housing and benefits in the country. Reason behind the move of the group in 1971; Argument of the...
- It's the way that you do it. Pemble, Stuart // Estates Gazette;9/7/2002, Issue 236, p145
Presents information on the cases Godwin vs. Swindon Borough Council and Anderton vs. Clwyd County Council on the servicing of claims. Details of the cases; Court's decision on the cases.
- Oregon Natural Resources Council Action v. United States Forest Service. Alston, Cameron B. // Ecology Law Quarterly;2000, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p727
Examines the problems underlying the foundation of the substantial deference standard in line with the Oregon Natural Resources Council Action versus the United States Forest Service case. Role of the Endangered Species Act to protect the spotted owl in the case; Features of the Northwest...
- Green Economy. // Dollars & Sense;Jul/Aug99, Issue 224, p4
Focuses on a lawsuit filed against the United States Forest Service for not considering the economic and social benefits of a standing forest before allowing it to be cut down. Role of the Friends of the Earth and Forest Guardians on the lawsuit; Long-term economic benefits of a standing forest.