The Transylvania Times -

Proposed Federal Forests Act Sparks Debate


Last updated 11/8/2017 at 5:48pm

Concerns about the recently passed Resilient Federal Forests Act in the U.S. House have some of the key players in the ongoing Pisgah/Nantahala Plan Revision Process looking for alternatives. The measure passed the House 232 to 188 last week, and if it makes it past the Senate and President Trump signs it, the bill could have significant impacts on local public land.

Proponents of the bill say it would expedite the National Environmental Policy Act of 1963 and improve forest management activities on National Forest System lands, on public lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Lan...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019