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Litigation Update

Yosemite Valley Plan

January 28, 2010
Notice of Filiing Documents Under Settlement Agreement [43 kb PDF]
Revised Record of Decision Yosemite Valley Plan [593 kb PDF]
Revised Finding Of No Significant Impact Curry Village Campgrounds [729 kb PDF]
Revised Finding Of No Significant Impact Yosemite Lodge [647 kb PDF]

September 29, 2009
Settlement Agreement [1.6 MB PDF]
Stipulation and Proposed Order [43 kb PDF]
News release: Yosemite Merced River Litigation Settled After 10 Years

December 28, 2006:
Yosemite Valley Plan Legal Challenge


Revised Merced River Plan Litigation Update

September 29, 2009
Settlement Agreement [1.6 MB PDF]
Stipulation and Proposed Order [43 kb PDF]
News release: Yosemite Merced River Litigation Settled After 10 Years

March 28, 2008

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Ruling




May 16, 2007
Expedited Appeal Granted




May 10, 2007
Friend-of-the-Court brief in support of appeal from Yosemite Fund, Access Fund, American Alpine Club, California Trout, Friends of the River, National Parks Conservation Association, The Wilderness Society, and Jay Watson


May 4, 2007
Opening appeal brief


March 22, 2007
Judge's Order Staying Injunction


February 26, 2007
Reply Brief for Motion for Stay Pending Appeal


January 26, 2007
Motion for Stay Pending Appeal


January 16, 2007 - Agreement to complete new Merced River Plan
Notice of Filing - Schedule
Timetable


December 28, 2006
Notice of Appeal of July 17 decision


Did You Know?

ARC Students journaling near Hetch Hetchy

Adventure Risk Challenge (ARC) brings youth to Yosemite National Park each summer for a dynamic literacy and leadership immersion program. ARC works with students, boosting academic and leadership skills through a variety of programs, including a 40 day experience in Yosemite full of adventure and intensive learning.