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The roadless rule was imposed by the Clinton administration just days before it left office in January 2001.
protection for roadless areas by ratifying the so-called "Roadless
protecting roadless areas, demonstrating that courts interpret
all roadless areas over 5,000 acres in size within the National Wildlife
address roadless areas in the National Forest System not already
Prior to the recent Tenth Circuit decision, the Roadless Rule endured many political and legal challenges.
Subsequently, the Wilderness Act of 196411 ("Wilderness Act") established a procedure by which Congress can designate roadless areas as "wilderness," (12) which had the effect of keeping them in a primitive state in perpetuity.
In 1977, the Forest Service began RARE II, its second attempt to inventory the roadless areas within its jurisdiction.
The bill aims to release areas deemed not suitable for wilderness designations--including some "Wilderness Study Areas" on Bureau of Land Management (BLM) property and many still inaccessible areas within National Forests--from restrictions set forth under the Roadless rule.
A lengthy legal battle ensued that saw the roadless rule tossed out and reinstated several times.
But the president should remember that he supported the roadless rule during his campaign, and while in the Senate, he co-sponsored a bill that would have made it the law of the land.
They expect their federal government to honor their wishes to protect roadless areas for future generations.
THE HISTORY OF ROADLESS AREA MANAGEMENT IN THE NATIONAL FOREST SYSTEM A.
13) One such policy reversal involves President Bush's elimination of the Roadless Area Conservation Rule ("Roadless Rule"), the status of which has been unsettled for nearly a decade.
Part I traces the history of roadless area management, including the promulgation of the Roadless Rule, the State Petitions Rule, and the current situation facing the Obama Administration.
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