A U.S. Court District recently issued a permanent injunction against former president Bill Clinton’s decree to place 58.5 million acres of national forests off limits. The overturning of this so-called roadless rule has some property rights advocates, like Marty McElhaney of the American Land Rights Foundation, extremely pleased. Comments McElhaney: “Justice Brimmer who presided in this case noted that ‘The Forest Service rammed through an environmental agenda that itself violates the country’s well-established environmental law.’ In light of the potential harm the roadless rule posed to our national forests due to beetle infestation and forest fires, this decision is most definitely appropriate.”
October 1, 2008 by CFACT,
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