TITLE

two weeks in the West

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
High Country News;2/19/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the reaction of most forest services as Forest Service Chief Dale Bosworth released the news on the budget cut on the nation's forests. The said proposal is in connection to U.S. President George W. Bush' plans of increasing the Pentagon budget without raising taxes. Bosworth claimed that the agency must cut its costs by about one-fourth over the next three years. The Helena National Forest in Montana has already took action to Bosworth's memorandum by realigning the jobs of some 85 employees of which some could lose their jobs. Aside from this, officials also plan of closing some recreational facilities which do not meet the required criteria. Meanwhile, PacifiCorp's closing of their four dams could restore Klamath's salmon run.
ACCESSION #
24179069

 

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