Today, the L.A. Times reports the state of California filed suit against the U.S. Forest Service over the Bush Administration’s attempts to overturn the Roadless Rule. And they didn’t stop there.
The Golden State also slapped the Forest Service’s wrists on their current levels of designated Wilderness areas in California, saying the 500,000 acres already protected needs to at least double in order to protect endangered and threatened species.
Wow. Maybe a bit of payback for the fuel efficiency EPA waiver smackdown from a few months back?
Whatever the reason, it’s good to be a Californian today.
Tags: California suing Forest Service, National Forests, Roadless Rule, US Forest Service