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Could Private Forest Fire Management Lead To Logging?

February 29th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

The West Virginia Senate has passed a bill allowing private forest-fire management on state lands – environmental groups say they’re concerned it could open the door for commercial logging on state-owned property. Angie Rosser with the West Virginia Rivers Coalition says lawmakers rejected an amendment to Senate Bill 688 that would have removed state parks and rail trails from the legislation…