Judge Rules Bush Plan Creates Fire Danger
As Forests.org has said all along, industrial forestry in roadless forests in particular increases, rather than decreases, the chance of fire.
BUSH ADMINISTRATION TIMBER SALE CREATES MAJOR FIRE RISK, JUDGE RULES
Judge Morrison England, Jr., a President George W. Bush appointee, has invalidated a timber sale in a federal roadless area on the grounds that the logging operation would create a serious fire hazard. The Bush administration had tried to justify the logging in a remote part of the Tahoe National Forest in California under the guise of fire prevention.