Senator Craig's public lands management improvement act of 1997

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Abstract

S1253, 'the Craig bill', seeks to address complaints about the planning process used by the USDA Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management. Its sponsor, Sen. Larry Craig (R-ID), intends that it would promote stability in timber towns, put limits on administrative appeals of plans, and clarify the compliance of forest management activities with environmental laws. The bill also provides that the president's appointment of chief of the Forest Service would be confirmed by the Senate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7-10
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Forestry
Volume96
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1998
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Forestry
  • Plant Science

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