An environmental group has sued to invalidate a federal rule that allows fire incident commanders to suspend environmental rules.
The audit says the forestry department is fighting more severe fires with about the same number of employees it had 20 years ago.
Roseburg Forest Products released a statement Monday saying its closure will remain in effect indefinitely.
The nonprofit League of Wilderness Defenders filed a lawsuit in federal court Monday arguing the Forest Service illegally avoided an environmental review of its thinning plan.
Lawyers for Oregon argue that a lawsuit filed by Linn County to recover money it and 14 other counties have lost due to the state's forest managment practices should not be granted class action status.
Three U.S. senators are backing a bill to fund suppression efforts for catastrophic wildfires as natural disasters, freeing funding for prevention efforts.
Justin Beebe had worked as a logger in New England and on his family’s farm in Westminster, Vermont, where they produced maple syrup.
The American Forest Resource Council and Earth Justice have filed suits against the Bureau of Land Management.