National Forest Roads

Via Adventure Journal:

In one of the most important decisions for public lands in decades, a federal court ruled Friday that the Clinton administration 2001 national forest roadless rule is legal and should be implemented immediately. The state of Wyoming and others charged that the rule, which bans new roads, timber harvesting, and upgrading of existing roads in almost one-third of national forest lands, violated federal environmental regulations and created de facto wilderness, but the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals sweepingly rejected that in a unanimous decision.

For more on the story, click here, and don’t forget to check back towards the end of the week for the continuation of Cold Splinters’ Trail Mix featuring Steve Casimiro of Adventure Journal.

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