H.R. 2936: Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017

Author's Summary: "To expedite under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and improve forest management activities on National Forest System lands, on public lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, and on Tribal lands to return resilience to overgrown, fire-prone forested lands, and for other purposes."

IB's Summary: This bill will significantly reduce the scope of environmental reviews of activities carried out on National Forest lands, and will therefore facilitate logging activities on federal lands.


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