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Republican reps introduce FOREST Act legislation

 

August 1, 2019



Washington Representatives Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Dan Newhouse introduced the Fostering Opportunities for Resources and Education Spending through Timber Sales (FORESTS) Act of 2019 to encourage active forest management on federal forest land, local collaboration and decision-making within national forests, and reaffirm the federal government’s commitment to timber-dependent communities.

“Every summer, all of us here in the Pacific Northwest feel the impact of catastrophic wildfire, but through local collaboration and active forest management, we can work to ensure our forests are h...



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