State and Local Regulation of Private Forestry in the East
State and local regulation of private forestry in the eastern United States is increasing. A number of statewide laws regulate the practice of forestry in some fashion. Many local governments in the northeastern states and a few in the South have enacted or considered ordinances governing logging operations, primarily to prevent property damage or to preserve amenity values. The trend toward disjointed local regulation may prompt renewed calls from the forestry sector for uniform state forest practice laws. North. J. Appl. For. 5:103-108, June 1988.
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Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Southern Forest Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, New Orleans, LA 70113
Publication date: 1988-06-01
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