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Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 (Public Law 108–148)

legislation type Legislative
Passed in 2003
This Act aims to improve the capacity of the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of the Interior to conduct hazardous fuels reduction projects on National Forest System lands and Bureau of Land Management lands aimed at protecting communities, watersheds, and certain other at-risk lands from catastrophic wildfire, to enhance efforts to protect watersheds and address threats to forest and rangeland health, including catastrophic wildfire, across the landscape, and for other purposes. The Act notably seeks to enhance carbon sequestration capabilities.

It was amended several times, including through P.L. 117–328, enacted December 29, 2022.


from the Grantham Research Institute
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