Forest Service shuts down 'three old geezers'

Ring, Ray; Grandstaff, Carlotta
January 2006
High Country News;1/23/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p4
The article reports on the ban on three environmentalists from attending the forest press conference in Hamilton, Montana on September 22, 2005 including retiree, Stewart Brandborg. The press conference was held by forest supervisor, Dave Bull to release an environmental impact statement for a thinning project, citing the logging in the Northern Rockies authorized by the 2003 Healthy Forests Restoration Act. Bull apparently apologized to the three environmentalists who were banned from the proceedings, but the environmentalists has announced their plans to file a federal lawsuit against Bull and Bitteroot National Forest on civil rights violation.


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