Skip to comments.Obama Administration's Forest Rule May End Up Back in Court
Posted on 02/22/2011 7:37:17 AM PST by epithermal
(CN) - Environmentalists say the federal government's new forest planning rules fail to protect species and habitat and put too much power in the hands of forest managers who have abused their discretion. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, citing a need for efficiency and flexibility, unveiled new rules intended to replace regulations established in the 1980s for nearly 200 million federal acres. The proposal, which the U.S. Forest Service released last week, would cover 193 million acres in 155 forests and 20 grasslands in the National Forest system. The Forest Service is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. - SNIP- The Associated Press reported that lawsuits to protect habitat for threatened and endangered species in past decades have slashed logging in National Forests by three-quarters from its peak.
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This regime feels like it cannot be bound by the courts. Hopefully the GOP will succeed in forcing the executive branch to submit to the rule of law by cutting the fund for all of the illegal activities engaged in by the regime.
This is sucha buncha BS!
The US Forest Service should be defunded completely and the management of land turned over to the states.
I don’t trust the government.
I would agree only if there were 67 senators willing to remove the president. Since there are not, impeachment won't do anything. Defunding is the only practical option.
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