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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has an opportunity to advance the Obama Administration’s “all-of-the-above” approach to future energy needs in the U.S. Think forests and renewable energy. The forest...
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NAFO requested an extension of the public comment period on a proposed rule to exempt logging roads from Clean Water Act permitting for stormwater runoff. Forest owners asked for the...
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All amicus briefs supporting the petitioners in Decker v. NEDC have now been filed with the Supreme Court and provide strong support from a broad array of interests. All agreeing...
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Timber industry groups and local governments are among those filing briefs with the Supreme Court today outlining why they think the justices should rule in a closely watched upcoming case...
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WASHINGTON, DC, September 4, 2012 – The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO), joined by forestry associations from around the country, today filed its amicus brief in support of the...
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EPA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) agreed to approve, with mostly minor changes, a draft panel report recommending how the agency can improve its biogenic accounting framework for greenhouse gases which...
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WASHINGTON, DC, August 31, 2012 – The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) is urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) to take a more simple...
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Will the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recently announced proposed rule regarding forest roads impact the Supreme Court’s review of the decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
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EPA has released a proposed rule designed to get around a federal court decision that requires a new layer of permitting for forest roads. EPA’s proposal specifies that logging roads...
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EPA’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) faces competing pressures from industry and environmentalists ahead of an August 31 teleconference to review a panel report on the agency’s draft biomass CO2 accounting...
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Today, the State of Oregon and the industry defendants led by Georgia Pacific West filed their opening briefs in the Supreme Court forest roads case styled Decker v. Northwest Environmental...
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WASHINGTON, DC, August 28, 2012 – The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) agrees with the objective of a rule proposed today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) clarifying...
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