Forests

"Forest Service Sticks Up for Coal Mining on Roadless Lands"

"The U.S. Forest Service announced it will try to reinstate the exemption to Colorado’s roadless rule that allows coal mines to build roads in protected areas of Western Colorado.  The exemption was struck down last summer by a federal court because the government failed to assess the impact of that future coal mining on climate change."

Source: High Country News, 04/09/2015

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