Comments from Jeff Stant, Executive Director Waiting for the Court to Decide on Houston South A Lawsuit by Monroe County, IFA, HEC and David Simcox challenging the massive logging and […]
We urgently need your help in contacting the officials listed below to stop this ill-advised project and compel the Forest Service to consider alternatives.
Friends of Lake Monroe has produced a summary of the five key arguments against the Houston South logging project in the Hoosier National Forest to help you formulate your comments to the U.S. Forest Service. Comments are due by August 26.
NEPA: IFA Endorses Transparency, Accountability, Public Participation, and Science-Based Decision Making in Forest Policy
This proposal, if passed, would leave 280,000 Hoosiers who get their drinking water from these sources without a voice.
Now is the time to thank Indiana Senator Joe Donnelly in advance for helping to craft a bipartisan bill that will “keep the bill clean” and resist any amendments that cater to special interests — such as the logging industry.
This key bill is under consideration now in the U.S. House of Representatives, and it is a full-frontal assault on your national forests, including our own Hoosier National Forest.
Senate Bill 420 would set aside a small portion, 10%, of Indiana’s state forestland to be off limits to logging. Here’s an inside look as to how public forests are being managed outside of Indiana.