The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By JEREMY CRAIN
Representative Rosendales Office 

Rosendale's Bill to Clean-Up Damaged Forest Lands Passes Unanimously Out of Committee

 

October 27, 2021



Last week, the House Committee on Agriculture unanimously passed Congressman Matt Rosendale’s bipartisan bill to fund the remediation and restoration of damaged public lands. The National Forest Restoration and Remediation Act was introduced earlier this year with Representatives Kim Schrier, M.D. (D-WA), Joe Neguse (D-CO), and Doug LaMalfa (R-CA). This bill would allow the Forest Service to collect and keep the interest earned on settlement funds in order to supplement restoration efforts.

“The National Forest Restoration and Remediation Act is a common-sense approach to allow the Fore...



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