2012 Appropriations Language- Objections and Other Topics of Interest

Here’s a link to the Appropriations Bill. I think NCFP readers might be particularly interested in this section (428): FOREST SERVICE PRE-DECISIONAL OBJECTION PROCESS SEC. 428. Hereafter, upon issuance of final regulations, the Secretary of Agriculture, acting through the Chief of the Forest Service, shall apply section 105(a) of the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of …

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The Timber Racket Op-Ed by Jeffrey Kent

Thanks to Matthew Koehler for this submission.. The Register-Guard http://www.registerguard.com/ GUEST VIEWPOINT: The timber racket A culture of corruption and political payoffs harms the land and ourselves By Jeffrey Kent For The Register-Guard Published: Sunday, Jan 1, 2012 05:00AM As a federal prosecutor in Eugene I oversaw in the late 1980s and early 1990s a …

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