S.1610 - A bill to establish the wilderness areas in Wisconsin. 98th Congress (1983-1984)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kasten, Robert W., Jr. [R-WI] (Introduced 07/13/1983)|
|Committees:||Senate - Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/28/1984 Committee on Agriculture. Ordered favorably reported H.R.3578 in lieu of this measure. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1610 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/13/1983)
Designates certain lands within the Chequamegon National Forest and the Headwaters Wilderness in the Nicolet National Forest in Wisconsin as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
Provides that the RARE II (second roadless review and evaluation) final environmental statement (dated January 1979) with respect to national forest system lands in Wisconsin shall not be subject to judicial review. Releases national forest system lands in Wisconsin which were reviewed in the RARE II program from further review by the Department of Agriculture, pending the revision of initial national forest management plans. Releases lands in Wisconsin reviewed in the RARE II program and not designated as wilderness from management as wilderness areas. Prohibits the Department of Agriculture from conducting any further statewide roadless area review and evaluation of national forest system lands in Wisconsin without express congressional authorization.