Tag: Forest Service

Forest Service Completes Prescribed Fire Review

November 29, 2022 — After the Forest Service ignited a prescribed fire that became the largest wildfire in New Mexico history, Chief Randy Moore ordered a national review of the agency’s prescribed fire program. Published this fall, theMore

Phos-Chek in Sespe Creek Draws Attention to FSEEE Lawsuit

November 24, 2022 — Alex Wilson, reporting for VC Reporter, recently covered our lawsuit against the Forest Service challenging its use of aerial fire retardant. He writes, “When environmental activist Andy Stahl heard that last month’s battle toMore

FSEEE Fire Retardant Lawsuit Fuels Media Coverage

October 17, 2022 — FSEEE’s recently filed lawsuit — which seeks to stop the Forest Service from polluting waterways with aerial fire retardant and force the agency to adhere to the Clean Water Act — has received aMore

FSEEE Sues Forest Service Over Fire Retardant

October 13, 2022 — Sixty days have passed since FSEEE delivered a notice of intent to file a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service for its use of fire retardant in violation of the Clean Water Act (CWA).More

Prescribed Fire

September 19, 2022 — The wildfire crisis in the West represents one of the most significant issues that the Forest Service must address. Climate change frequently gets a large share of the blame, as does the Forest ServiceMore

FSEEE Criticizes Fire Retardant Use

July 3, 2022 — FSEEE Executive Director Andy Stahl’s criticism of aerial fire retardant use by the Forest Service went out on the Associated Press newswire in an article written by Keith Ridler. Timothy Ingalsbee, executive director ofMore

Forest Service Adopts 10-year Wildfire Strategy

April 10, 2022 — The next issue of Forest News is at the printer’s. Here’s a preview: The Department of Agriculture and the Forest Service have launched a “comprehensive response to the nation’s growing wildfire crisis.” The 10-yearMore

Four Forest Restoration Initiative Halted

November 13, 2021 — The Forest Service has halted the largest restoration effort of its kind, the Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI), an effort to thin forests on 2.4 million acres of land in northern Arizona to reduceMore

FSEEE Wins Injunction Against Post-fire Logging in Oregon

November 8, 2021 — A federal judge agreed with FSEEE, blocking most of a Willamette National Forest commercial logging project that would affect habitat for the northern spotted owl, which is listed as threatened under the Endangered SpeciesMore