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Protecting America's National Forests, a report by the Heritage Forests Campaign

In This Section


" Eliminating the Roadless Rule: Details & Analysis of the Repeal

" Roadless Rule Legal Status

" 2.5 Million and Growing by the Day: An Overview of Roadless Rule Comments

" Roadless Acreage by State (in our Get Local Section)

" Other Threats to Our Forests

Roadless Rule Comments from the Public 2.5 Million and Counting

By September of 2003, the Forest Service had received over 2.5 million comments on the Roadless Rule almost exclusively in support of the Rule. And they should receive another million by the end of the 2004 comment period.

The Breakdown

Comment Math

365,000 + 1,176,016 + 726,440 + 250,000 = 2,517,456
97.9% in support of roadless

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