Public comment on the Forest Service chopping block.

Looking east into the Cherokee National Forest. New proposals at the US Forest Service would eliminate public comment periods on timber harvest and pipeline development…on your public lands.

The Trump administration is quietly trying to strip public input from the decision-making process used by the U.S. Forest Service. Doing so would mean that logging companies could clear-cut at many as 4,200 acres at a time, and you wouldn’t know about it until you turned up at your favorite spot to find it decimated. But you have one last chance to stop that from happening. 

From Outside Magazine…read the full article here. The Southern Environmental Law Center has put together an excellent web form to find and contact your state representatives…for what it’s worth.


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