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Timber Harvesting Safety

The new Highway Bill, signed into law on July 6, did not enact the comprehensive truck weight reform to liberalize Interstate access that FRA and our allies advocated, since maneuvers by our opponents resulted in a “study” of potential impacts being substituted.  However, thanks to the work of Congressional...

On June 25, Verso Paper launched its Verso Forest Certification Grant Program, an initiative aimed at increasing fiber and land certified to the Tree Farm or Sustainable Forestry Initiative standards on lands near Verso’s mills in Maine and Michigan.  As Fiber Supply Manager Jim Contino notes...

From an August 7 press release from the White House:  “Today, as a part of his We Can’t Wait initiative, President Obama announced that seven nationally and regionally significant solar and wind energy projects will be expedited, including projects in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Wyoming.  Together, these job-creating infrastructure projects would...

On August 1, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee voted unanimously to approve a very slightly modified version of Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler’s (R-Washington) Silviculture Regulatory Consistency Act (HR 2541)

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