Forest Service Final Rule—When is a Notice or Plan Required?
July 2005 by Scott HarnOn June 6, 2005, the Forest Service published a Final Rule regarding section 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 228 (36 CFR 228) titled, “Clarification as to When a Notice of Intent to Operate and/or Plan of Operation is Needed..."
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