BRC and Legal Partners Object to Court Ordered Interim Closures

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April 05, 2012 9:52 PM
Dirtbike trail 17E16

(Behind vehicle) Dirtbike trail 17E16;  just one of many trails threatened with closure.

OAKLEY, CA (April 5, 2012) -- BlueRibbon Coalition Western Representative, Don Amador, has put together some links to provide greater detail on the court order threatening closures in Eldorado National Forest.

Below are links to documents related to the ongoing Eldorado Lawsuit, including the March 28, 2012 response from California Association of 4 Wheel Drive Clubs, California Enduro Riders Association, American Motorcyclist Association District 36, and BlueRibbon Coalition--opposing the Forest Service's proposed order re: Case No. 2:09-CV-02523-LKK-JFM DEFENDANT-INTERVENORS' RESPONSE TO DEFENDANTS' PROPOSED ORDER.

Eldorado March #106 - Order Granting.pdf

Eldorado March #107-1 - Brief in Support.pdf

Eldorado March#107-2 - Exhibit A 03-14-12.pdf

Eldorado March#108 - Response to Defendants' Proposed Order 03-28-12.pdf

Eldorado March#109 - Plaintiffs' Response to Defendants' Proposed Order 03-28-12.pdf

Eldorado March Karlton Order.pdf

"Until the court answers our response to the proposed order," said Don Amador, "the named routes are still closed by the seasonal closure. We expect their answer shortly."

"As you can see from these pleadings," Amador continued, "the aforementioned intervenors are the last line of defense against the immediate closure of the routes in question."

Here is the Forest Service news release on the court order
http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/eldorado/news-events/?cid=STELPRDB5362068

Thanks, everyone, for your continued support as we fight the efforts by anti-access groups to close public roads and trails!

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