Roadless http://www.kunc.org en Supreme Court Won't Consider Roadless Appeal [UPDATED] http://www.kunc.org/post/supreme-court-wont-consider-roadless-appeal-updated <p>The US Supreme Court has declined to consider an appeal challenging the federal roadless rule that bans logging, mining and other development on more than fifty million acres of national forest lands. Mon, 01 Oct 2012 18:24:58 +0000 Kirk Siegler 34456 at http://www.kunc.org Supreme Court Won't Consider Roadless Appeal [UPDATED] Appeals Court Reinstates 2001 Roadless Rule http://www.kunc.org/post/appeals-court-reinstates-2001-roadless-rule <p>An appeals court in Denver has upheld a ban on development on nearly fifty million acres of &ldquo;roadless&rdquo; national forest lands that dates back to the Clinton Administration, but it&rsquo;s not yet clear how the ruling will effect Colorado&rsquo;s proposed Roadless Rule which is currently under consideration by the Obama Administration. Fri, 21 Oct 2011 20:56:16 +0000 Kirk Siegler 16448 at http://www.kunc.org Appeals Court Reinstates 2001 Roadless Rule Colorado Roadless Comment Period Ending http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-roadless-comment-period-ending <p>A ninety day public comment period on Colorado&rsquo;s latest proposal for managing roadless National Forest lands ends Thursday.&nbsp; The <a href="http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-roadless-plan-scrutinized">current plan</a> has sparked criticism from both sides of the political spectrum. Wed, 13 Jul 2011 18:15:23 +0000 Kirk Siegler 11170 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Roadless Comment Period Ending Report Slams Colorado Roadless Rule http://www.kunc.org/post/report-slams-colorado-roadless-rule <p>Conservationists are raising concerns that a proposed &ldquo;roadless rule&rdquo; for managing rugged National Forest lands could threaten drinking water supplies in Colorado.&nbsp; A <a href="http:// http://www.geosinstitute.org/">report</a> released this morning criticizes the Obama Administration&rsquo;s <a href="http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-roadless-plan-scrutinized">plan for Colorado&rsquo;s roadless lands </a>that offers some exceptions for coal mine and ski resort expansions. Fri, 08 Jul 2011 10:00:00 +0000 Kirk Siegler 10862 at http://www.kunc.org Report Slams Colorado Roadless Rule Colorado Roadless Hearings Begin Amid Controversy http://www.kunc.org/post/colorado-roadless-hearings-begin-amid-controversy <p>The US Forest Service is launching a slate of public meetings around the region on Colorado&rsquo;s proposed Roadless Rule. It&rsquo;s a sweeping plan that would ban most development on over four million acres of remote National Forest lands in the state.&nbsp; It&#39;s sparked controversy from industry groups, as well as conservationists who want a national management rule.&nbsp; But Rocky Mountain Regional Forester Rick Cables tells KUNC&rsquo;s Kirk Siegler that much has changed since the original 2001 national Roadless Rule came about.</p><p><strong><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunc/local-kunc-969303.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunc/local-kunc-969303.mp3</a></strong></p><p> Wed, 18 May 2011 00:36:49 +0000 Kirk Siegler 8211 at http://www.kunc.org Colorado Roadless Hearings Begin Amid Controversy