U.S. Forest Service: Watchdog or unfaithful servant?

We’re glad the Southern Environmental Law Center and The Sierra Club acted on behalf of a coalition of conservation groups and filed suit in federal court against the U.S. Forest Service over a grant recently issued to developers of the fracked gas Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

Political pressure forced approval of this boondoggle through steep slopes and landslide-prone areas on a treasured national forest, a SELC senior attorney noted. Forest service staff warned of the impacts this project woul...

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