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By Roger Dey
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Court decision allows Willow Creek Vegetation Project to move forward

 

Roger Dey

A 2019 aerial view of an area near the top of Dalton Mountain, looking northeast, shows the impact insect and disease has had on the area of the Willow Creek Vegetation Project.

A ruling in federal district court in Missoula last week rejected legal challenges to the Willow Creek Vegetation Project and cleared the way for treatment of 2,140 acres of timber affected by insects and disease in the Dalton Mountain area southwest of Lincoln.

In a June 3 decision, U.S. District Court Judge Donald W. Molloy rejected all six claims leveled against the project in a suit filed b...



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