Colorado to pursue finalization of state-based roadless plan
By Bob Berwyn
SUMMIT COUNTY — After 10 years of litigation, the U.S. Forest Service will be to implement the 2001 national roadless rule, following a federal appeals court decision this week. Click here to read the court decision.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals decision found that the Forest Service did not — as claimed by Wyoming —violate federal environmental regulations when it promulgated the rule in the waning days of the Clinton Administration. (more…)
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