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gosullivan
Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 2:57pm
ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION: NASF Forest Resource Management Committee ISSUE OF CONCERN: Silvicultural and related forestry activities such as logging, road building, log hauling, site preparation and vegetative control continue to be challenged by interest groups and frequently the challenge is carried out in court using the provisions of the federal Clean Water Act as justification. State forestry agencies take the lead in developing and encouraging the use of forestry best management practices to...
Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, September 20, 2006 - 11:00pm
ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION: NASF Water Resources Committee ISSUE OF CONCERN: The fair and accurate treatment of silvicultural practices in the development of Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) standards BACKGROUND:Tens of thousands of stream segments are currently listed on state 303(d) lists of impaired waters. Each of these requires preparation of an allowable load necessary to achieve state water quality standards. The complexity involved in the development of the TMDLs can...
Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, September 20, 2006 - 11:00pm
ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION: NASF Water Resources Committee ISSUE OF CONCERN: Silvicultural contributions to state nonpoint source water quality planning BACKGROUND: Forested landscapes play a vital role in affecting the quality and quantity of our nation's water. The demand for wood fiber from approximately 500 million acres of non-federal forestland is increasing, creating an urgent need to address nonpoint source water pollution that may result from silviculture...
Anonymous (not verified)
Wednesday, September 29, 2004 - 11:00pm
Anonymous (not verified)
Thursday, October 3, 2002 - 12:00am
ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION:NASF Water Resources Committee ISSUE OF CONCERN:Adopting "The Role of Forestry in the Management and Protection of Drinking Water Supply Watersheds"  as a Policy Statement of the National Association of State Foresters. BACKGROUND:Clean water is critical to our quality of life. In the United States, well over half of our population depends on water supplies that originate on or are protected, in part, by forestlands. Clearly, water quality is an important indicator of how...
Anonymous (not verified)
Thursday, September 23, 1999 - 12:00am
ORIGIN OF RESOLUTION: NASF Water Resources Committee ISSUE OF CONCERN: EPA's Proposed TMDL Rule Change Regarding Regulation of Silviculture BACKGROUND: The complexity and contentiousness of the overall TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load) program has produced scientific and legal issues beyond practical understanding and implementation. In that regard, virtually every aspect of implementing the TMDL program is excessively confusing, cost prohibitive, and burdened with unrealistic deadlines. For...
Anonymous (not verified)
Thursday, September 15, 1988 - 12:00am
EFFICIENT ACHIEVEMENT OF CLEAN WATER GOALS IN THE FORESTRY SECTOR BACKGROUND Our Nation's water resource is an integral part of our economy and quality of life. It is important for domestic needs, industrial uses, recreation and wildlife habitat. The Federal Water Quality Act of 1987 requires the development and implementation of programs for the control of nonpoint sources of pollution in an expeditious manner so as to enable the goals of the act to be met through the control of both point...