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West Virginia Div. of the Izaak Walton League v. Butz

Citation: 5 ELR 20573
No. No. 74-1387, 522 F.2d 945/8 ERC 1076/(4th Cir., 08/21/1975) Aff'd

The Organic Act of 1897 provides that only dead and mature or large timber may be cut in national forests, and requires in addition that all such trees be individually marked prior to harvesting. The U.S. Forest Service is therefore prohibited from contracting for or allowing clearcutting in the Monongahela National Forest....

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