Rural lawmakers fear planning rule will crimp timber harvests, spur lawsuits: ENN story

FORESTS: Rural lawmakers fear planning rule will crimp timber harvests, spur lawsuits (05/05/2011) Phil Taylor, E&E reporter The Forest Service’s proposed planning rule could open the door to special-interest lawsuits and does little to ensure timber harvests will increase across the nation’s millions of acres of national forests, House lawmakers from rural districts warned today. …

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