[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District Court for Idaho [official website] dismissed a lawsuit Friday brought by environmentalists challenging Idaho’s state-created "roadless rule" [JURIST news archive] to protect its forests. Judge B Lynn Winmill’s ruling upholds Idaho’s plan [AP report] to manage its 9 million acres of forests across the state. The National Forest Service (NFS) [official website] issued the Roadless Area Conservation Rule [text] in 2001, which prohibited the building of roads or the…

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