Tribe Wins Judgment On 1 Of 6 Claims Over U.S. Forest Service Actions

Mealey's (April 4, 2016, 2:22 PM EDT) -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A California federal judge on March 31 granted summary judgment to the U.S. Forest Service on an Indian tribe’s allegations that the agency violated federal laws by failing to protect and preserve five religious and culturally significant sites but awarded judgment to the tribe for one site after finding that the Forest Service failed to consult with the tribe when studying whether to allow cattle grazing at the site (Caleen Sisk-Franco, et al. v. United States Forest Service, No. 09-1072, E.D. Calif.; 2016...
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