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...clear. The rule, which protects unroaded portions of national forests, takes effect May 12, Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman said. Amendments to be proposed in June will emphasize local decision-making, she said. "Providing roadless protections...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050401/Loc_FedsRoads.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...across control lines. The prescribed burn drew the ire of U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, who wrote to Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman to ask who authorized the June 15 fire. Stevens also wanted to know why a 20-member hotshot crew was released Monday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062901/Loc_wildfires.shtml
My Turn: Alaska salmon deserve organic label

...National Organic Program before Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman has to make a final decision next fall. In June, I...Room 2510, Washington, D.C. 20029. Honorable Ann Veneman, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 14th...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070301/Ope_myturn.shtml
Opinion
Bush proposal would replace roadless rule

...nation's 58.6 million acres of roadless areas, roughly one-quarter of which is in Alaska. Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman announced the proposed policy in Boise, Idaho. She also launched an 18-month interim rule that requires Forest Service...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071304/sta_tongass.shtml
News
Roadless comment deadline nears

...submitted comments that favor existing local land management over new national restrictions. Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman has said she intends to implement the roadless initiative with amendments that emphasize local control and decision-making...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090601/Loc_roadlesscomment.shtml
Local
Outside editorial: Bush plan hardly the road to forest progress

...President Bush's commitment to cooperatively conserving roadless areas on national forests," Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman said at a news conference in Idaho on Monday. Let's review some facts. Fifty-one percent of national forest land...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071504/opi_logging.shtml
Opinion
Public gets questions before road ban update

...say the policy is too restrictive. The Bush administration also considers the policy flawed and Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman in May promised to amend it, specifically to allow more local input. Veneman oversees the Forest Service. A short...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070801/sta_RoadBan.shtml
News
Firefighting crews make progress at Kenai Lake as winds die down

...across control lines. The prescribed burn drew the ire of U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, who wrote to Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman to ask who authorized the June 15 fire. Stevens also wanted to know why a 20-member hotshot crew was released Monday...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062901/Loc_wildfires.html
Local
Democrats, Republicans hold state conventions

...hugely in agreement with the presidential agenda," said state party Chairman Randy Ruedrich. Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman is scheduled to address the Republicans on Friday night with a speech entitled, "The Mission - Victory 2004," according...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052104/sta_conventions.shtml
News
Greenpeace blocks logging access

...than 2 million acres in Washington state and nearly 2 million acres in Oregon would be affected. Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman, whose department includes the U.S. Forest Service, will decide on the plan after a public comment period. Two...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080404/sta_hangman.shtml
News

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