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WASHINGTON, DC, May 16, 2013 – The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO) today thanked Congressional leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate for introducing the Silviculture...
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The Northwest Environmental Defense Center (NEDC) is not wasting any time in pursuing permit requirements for forest roads under the Clean Water Act (CWA). Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court “issued...
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While some of Europe’s biggest coal-fired power plants are switching to biomass to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the debate in the United States continues over wood energy’s low-carbon credentials....
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The fate of EPA rule exempting biomass-burning facilities from greenhouse gas standards is unclear after arguments over the rule today stretched into overtime before a three-judge appeals court panel which...
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Appellate judges at April 8 oral arguments appeared split on whether EPA has Clean Air Act power for its decision giving biomass facilities a three-year deferral from greenhouse gas (GHG)...
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The Oregonian editorial board opines on the March 20. 2013 U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulation of forest roads. Dave Tenny, president of theNational Alliance of...
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This past Wednesday forest owners and operators won an important victory with the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Decker v Northwest Environmental Defense Center (NEDC). This is a critical step...
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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that runoff from forest roads is not subject to Clean Water Act permits, reversing a previous ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-1 in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency can continue to exempt forest roads from Clean Water Act stormwater...
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The U.S. Supreme Court upheld by a 7-1 vote the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation of forest roads under the Clean Water Act, that the roads do not require industrial...
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The Northwest Environmental Defense Center said it will continue advocating new regulation of forest roads despite the U.S. Supreme Court ruling which upheld existing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulation of...
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Justices Uphold EPA's Policy on Logging Road RunoffThe Supreme Court upheld the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation of stormwater runoff on forest roads in a 7-1 ruling in Decker v....
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