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  • High-stakes logging plan gets go-ahead

    The large-scale salvage logging planned for the Biscuit Fire area in southern Oregon and Northern California marks the first time logging has been approved on land previously protected by the Roadless Rule

  • Arizona land swap dogged by questions

    Critics say the Yavapai Ranch Land Exchange in Arizona is a sweetheart deal between developer Fred Ruskin and the Forest Service

  • Old-growth trees to fall in the Sierra

    In California, the Forest Service abandons the collaborative Sierra Nevada Framework in favor of a new management plan that cuts big trees

  • Massive logging plan shakes Northwest

    The proposed salvage logging of the Biscuit Fire area in Oregon’s Siskiyou Forest is one of the largest timber sales in history, and critics say it’s not only ecologically dangerous, but undermines the Roadless Rule

  • Forest protection on the honor system

    The House and Senate pass the Healthy Forests Restoration Act, which environmentalists fear will do the opposite of its name

  • Our publicly owned forests are being subverted

    President Bush is carrying on a stealthy assault against our national forests

  • Logging faces new pollution controls

    A recent court ruling and a new California law could curtail stream pollution by the logging industry

  • Bush administration stretches a lawsuit to get the cut out

    The Bush administration plans to more than double the amount of logging in public forests west of the Cascades in Washington, Oregon and Northern California

  • A dirty use for Clean Water Act money?

    A Forest Service project to thin trees in New Mexico’s Santa Fe National Forest is using money obtained through the Clean Water Act

  • Giant sequoias could get the ax

    The Forest Service’s new management plan for California’s Giant Sequoia National Monument encourages logging

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