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Posted on 02/15/2005 12:51:46 PM PST by ManHunter
California Official Sues U.S. Forest Service
LOS ANGELES A 15-year fight over how much timber to cut in the Sierra Nevada Mountains (search) just got longer.
California Attorney General Bill Lockyer (search) is suing the U.S Forest Service (search) over its management plan. The issue: how much wood should be cut in 11-million acres of federal woodland.
(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...
AP: How much wood, could a woodchuck chuck, if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
What a doofus! Our forests are still full of dead trees from the Bark Beetle. We need to get them out and thin the forest, which was part of the problem that let to the disasterous 2003 fire season. At the end of that season everyone agreed that past practices had allowed to forests to grow too thickly populated. Where is Lockyer coming from anyway?
You beat me to it.
As soon as I read the first few words, It clicked.
CA began working on the Sierra Plan 15 years ago, with the co-operation of Clinton and his Interior Dept.
Bush entered office just as this plan was to be approved. He replaced the Regional Forester who wrote another plan.
First, Lockyear was a petty politician in California State politics. He was a state senator.
Lockyear got his law degree at night school. He has never practiced law or tried a case.
True to form for Liberals., he was elected Attorney General on Gray Davis' coat tails and the fact that he is a Democrat.
Here is another review of him:
Saturday, January 17, 2004
California Attorney General Lockyer Endorses Dean
SAN JOSE--California Attorney General Bill Lockyer today endorsed Governor Howard Dean, M.D.
"Howard Dean offers the best assurance that Democrats can rescue America from George W. Bush, and move our country forward on the issues Americans trust Democrats to do best: job creation, education, the environment, workers' rights and health care," Lockyer said.
"Most important to me, Howard Dean tells the truth, and George Bush isn't leveling with the American people. I'm pleased to join the Dean campaign to take the White House back from an administration that kowtows to big business and ignores the hopes, dreams and needs of America's working families," Attorney General Lockyer added.
Bill Lockyer was first elected as Attorney General in 1998 and was re-elected in 2002. As California's highest-ranking law enforcement officer, Attorney General Lockyer has shifted the state's Department of Justice from purely prosecution to include a focus on homeland security intelligence and crime prevention, keeping California safer and stopping crime before it occurs. In addition, Lockyer has gone after businesses such as predatory lenders, deceptive credit card lenders, and living trust mills that seek to take advantage of California consumers.
He is the second statewide official in California to endorse Dean and joins nine members of Congress representing California who have endorsed as well.
CORRECTION! How much wood, W0ULD a woodchuck chuck, if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
It's the old "Can He/Will He" question, you see... (Love that scream name!)(grin)
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