Environmental law firm appeals decision on southwest Montana timber projects

An environmental law firm has appealed a federal district court judge’s decision to dismiss its lawsuit challenging three timber projects in southwest Montana.


John Meyer, attorney for the Cottonwood Environmental Law Center, filed an appeal with the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals last Friday over a district court judge’s decision not to block work on the Bozeman Municipal Watershed Project, the North Bridgers Forest Health Project and the North Hebgen Multiple Resource Project.


The Forest Service approved the three projects in 2011, 2018 and 2017, respectively.