Bills to transfer federal control of lands to local stewardship progress through Congress

“Sadly, these bills are necessary because the federal government has not recently been that good neighbor, and ideological zealots in our land management agencies have been obstructing vital local infrastructure projects and running roughshod over the wishes and jurisdictions of local communities…” ~House Natural Resources Chair, Tom McClintock~   by Marjorie Haun The transfer of tracts of federally-controlled lands to […]

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Judge caves to Montana enviro group, halts logging operation

The trees have gotten so dense that they are crowding out other plant life as well as creating the potential for an explosive crown fire, the agency explained. A final environmental impact statement for the project was issued in April 2015. Judge halts red lodge logging proposal A federal judge has granted a Montana environmental group’s request for a preliminary […]

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