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A coalition of forest owners and industry on Friday sought to back EPA in a challenge to the agency’s recent rule exempting stormwater runoff on logging roads from Clean Water...
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WASHINGTON, DC, February 4, 2013 – The National Alliance of Forest Owners (NAFO), joined by a coalition of stakeholders, filed a motion to intervene Friday, February 1 in the U.S....
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NAFO President and CEO Dave Tenny spoke during the Southeast Society of American Foresters Annual Meeting January 29, 2013 in Mobile, Alabama. Tenny discussed the 2012 election outcomes and the...
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Yesterday the parties in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center (NEDC) filed supplemental briefs with the Supreme Court. We are pleased that the Solicitor General, Oregon and industry petitioners all...
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The Congressional Research Service (CRS) is suggesting that Congress begin considering whether to continue treating biomass power as a carbon neutral fuel source, saying a full scientific assessment may be...
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As expected, the new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule clarifying that logging is not an industrial activity under the Clean Water Act (CWA) has precipitated a legal quagmire. Last...
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The U.S. Supreme Court issued its final orders of the year last week with no action on the forest roads case, Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center (NEDC), which the...
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NAFO President and CEO Dave Tenny spoke at the University of Minnesota Policy Analysis Seminar Series December 6, 2012 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Tenny discussed the status of litigation surrounding the...
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This week’s hearing before the U.S. Supreme Court in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center (NEDC) was no typical day in court. The forest roads case arrived at the high...
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The Supreme Court Monday heard arguments in a case that looks at the regulation of muddy water that flows off logging roads. The case was originally filed in Oregon by...
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The Supreme Court will decide whether to switch gears on more than30 years of regulating the muddy water runoff from logging roads into rivers. At issue: Should EPA keep considering...
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WASHINGTON, DC, November 30, 2012 – Oral arguments are set for this coming Monday before the U.S. Supreme Court in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center (NEDC). Forest owners, operators,...
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