H.R.3715 - Scenic Columbia Gorge Restoration Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2] (Introduced 09/08/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Agriculture; Natural Resources|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/15/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3715 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/08/2017)
Scenic Columbia Gorge Restoration Act of 2017
This bill directs the Forest Service to begin proposing, within 30 days of a catastrophic event, response (salvage operations or reforestation) activities for lands within a national scenic area that have been adversely impacted by the event.
The bill provides a process for expedited environmental review under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, including a categorical exclusion not exceeding 10,000 acres for a response activity.