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NFMA Planning Rule Background Information

Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Act of 1974, as amended by the National Forest Management Act of 1976, 16 U.S.C. 1600 et seq.

The National Forest Management Act of 1976

1974 Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act

Multiple Use Sustained Yield Act

1982 Planning Rule

2000 Planning Rule as Published in the Federal Register

2004 Interpretative Rule

The 2005 NFMA Planning Rule

The 2008 NFMA Planning Rule

Committee of Scientist's Report (March 1999)

2002 Proposed Planning Rule (December 2002)

Comparison of 2000 Rule and 1982 Rule

Chronology of NFMA Planning Regulations

Decisions Overview of Forest Planning and Project Decisionmaking (OGC, June 2002)



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