June 2024

Supreme Court To Hear Critical Case On NEPA’s Scope And Application

On a matter of vital importance, the Supreme Court of the United States today granted certiorari in the case of Seven County Infrastructure Coalition v. Eagle County, Colorado. This case presents a crucial opportunity to address the extensive and often overreaching applications of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), which have significant implications for infrastructure […]

Politically Driven Nationwide Old Growth Amendment Fails to Address Primary Threats to Old Forests, Harms Efforts to Address Wildfire Crisis

The American Forest Resource Council (AFRC) today said the U.S. Forest Service’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement for its proposed nationwide old growth amendment will not address the primary threats to old growth forests on National Forest System lands, including severe wildfires, insect infestations, and disease that have already devastated nearly 700,000 acres of old growth […]

June 2024 Newsletter

Washington DC Update Farm Bill Committee Hearings 6th Emerging Leaders Program, Sept 12-13, Springfield The AFRC Podcast: U.S. Forest Service Invests in Wood Innovation Research Assesses Constraints on Mechanical Treatment to Reduce Wildfire Threat The Council on Environmental Quality Finalizes NEPA Phase 2 Revisions U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Finalizes Critical Habitat for Coastal Marten […]