Summary: H.R.3715 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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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.