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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > California, New Mexico, Oregon sue to bring back Roadless Rule

California, New Mexico, Oregon sue to bring back Roadless Rule

Date : 31st August 2005, Source : ENS



SAN FRANCISCO, California, August 30, 2005 (ENS) - The states of California, New Mexico and Oregon today filed a lawsuit against the Bush administration for dismantling restrictions on roadbuilding and logging in nearly 58.5 million acres of the country's remaining backcountry and undeveloped forests. The Bush administration replaced the roadless rule established by the Clinton administration with a regulation that places the burden of protecting national forests on the states.

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