Friday, November 19, 2004

Bush to California: Drop Dead, Part 12

Calif. to Sue Over Sierra Nevada Logging Expansion

On Thursday, the head of the Department of Agriculture's Forest Service affirmed a plan announced in January that would allow four times more wood to be harvested from the Sierra Nevada than in 2001. The approval to permit logging of 700,000 acres over the next 20 years was described as a move to curb wildfires.

No wilderness, no wildfires. Simple, really.


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