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Court order closes 42 off-highway routes in Eldorado forest
Sacramento Bee ^ | 4/6/12 | Carlos Alcalá

Posted on 04/06/2012 7:32:41 PM PDT by SmithL

The Eldorado National Forest will close 42 popular off-highway-vehicle routes that cross meadows due to a February court order, Forest Supervisor Kathy Hardy announced this week.

The routes could be closed through this year's recreation season while the U.S. Forest Service conducts an environmental analysis ordered by the court.

U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence Karlton said the Forest Service had failed to comply with the National Forest Management Act when it designated routes as open for motor vehicle use,

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TOPICS: Extended News; Government; US: California
KEYWORDS: eldorado; usforestservice

1 posted on 04/06/2012 7:32:45 PM PDT by SmithL
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U. S. District Court, Eastern District of California
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on June 5, 1979, to a seat vacated by Thomas J. MacBride; Confirmed by the Senate on July 23, 1979, and received commission on July 24, 1979. Served as chief judge, 1983-1990. Assumed senior status on May 28, 2000.


Columbia Law School, J.D., 1958

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Civilian legal officer, Sacramento Army Depot

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2 posted on 04/06/2012 7:33:35 PM PDT by SmithL (If you reward certain behavior, don't be surprised when you see more of that behavior)
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U.S. District Court Judge Lawrence Karlton

Just drive over his lawn since you can't drive on public lands.

3 posted on 04/06/2012 7:35:27 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: SmithL
Not a problem for me at's California after all.

The more crap they have piled on them by the gov't the more likely they are to finally wake up.

4 posted on 04/06/2012 8:37:01 PM PDT by diogenes ghost
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To: SmithL

This is getting old. Time to take back the forests from the liberal Democrat Gaia groups.

5 posted on 04/06/2012 8:40:00 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (The Democrat Ku Klux Klan is alive and well as the New Black Panthers, CBC and the NAACP)
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To: VeniVidiVici

Time to take the COUNTRY back from the leftist, revisionist Gaia groups.

We are constitutionalists. They are revisionists.

6 posted on 04/06/2012 9:08:18 PM PDT by ciaocotc
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To: SmithL

The more forest land they block off from motor traffic, the more fires end up totally destroying the forests. Funny how that works.

7 posted on 04/06/2012 10:47:09 PM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King. " -Jesus)
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