Environment alert: changes to Forest Service administrative appeal process finalised
On 27 March 2013, the US Forest Service finalised new regulations to change the administrative appeal process for most activities on National Forest System lands to a pre-decisional ‘objection’ process very similar to the one currently used for activities taken pursuant to the Healthy Forest Restoration Act of 2003. In 2012, Congress directed the Forest Service to revise the administrative appeals process by amending the Forest Service Decisionmaking and Appeals Reform Act of 1992.
These new regulations will govern the administrative review of most major site specific Forest Service decisions: any decisions about projects and activities implementing land and resource management plans requiring an Environmental Assessment (EA) or Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)…
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