Forest Road-Rule Shift Sought A new Bush administration proposal that would give states unprecedented power over federal land could bring new roads and logging to terrain previously protected under Clinton-era "roadless" forest rules. Critics say the policy would make the point of national forests meaningless. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.
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White House Seeks Shift in 'Roadless' Forest Rules

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White House Seeks Shift in 'Roadless' Forest Rules

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A new Bush administration proposal that would give states unprecedented power over federal land could bring new roads and logging to terrain previously protected under Clinton-era "roadless" forest rules. Critics say the policy would make the point of national forests meaningless. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.

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