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Comments pour in on proposed Colo. roadless rule

newstimes.com
CATHERINE TSAI, Associated Press
Tuesday, July 12, 2011

DENVER (AP) — Time is running out for the public to comment on Colorado’s latest proposal for managing roadless forests, with some groups saying former proposals were better.

The latest Colorado proposal carves out exceptions to a federal roadless rule adopted in 2001, just before then-President Bill Clinton left office, that prohibits commercial logging, mining and other development on about 58 million acres of national forest in 38 states and Puerto Rico.  Read more…

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