Heritage Forests Campaign Week In Review
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ROADLESS RULE LAW OF THE LAND
For more information on the Roadless Area Conservation Rule visit: www.allears.org
The Roadless Rule effectively suspends the Bush Administration's plans to begin large-scale clearcutting in many of the roadless areas in the Tongass National Forest. For more information: www.alaskacoalition.org
The Roadless Rule will provide permanent protection for these areas despite efforts by the Administration to use revised forest planning regulations to undermine roadless protection.
BUSH WEAKENS FOREST REGULATIONS WITHOUT SOUND SCIENCE
The revised forest planning regulations, proposed the day before Thanksgiving, weaken environmental and wildlife protections, and restrict public participation. To view the regulations:
LOGGING UNDER THE GUISE OF FIRE
The Washington Post, December 11, 2002 www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A42732-2002Dec11.html
HOUSE DEMOCRATS RELEASE REPORT: DOI IGNORES SCIENCE
NOTE: For copies of all stories, letters, and government documents, please contact Jennifer Coate at 202-887-8855.
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