Supreme Court Rules for Water Quality, Against Pacific Lumber

 
In a unanimous and unambiguous decision, the California State Supreme Court has ruled against the Pacific Lumber Company, determining that the Forest Practices Act in no way limits the authority of the State and Regional Water Boards to impose additional requirements on approved Timber Harvest Plans. The decision upholds a previous ruling against Palco by the State Court of Appeals.

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In a unanimous and unambiguous decision, the California State Supreme Court has ruled against the Pacific Lumber Company, determining that the Forest Practices Act in no way limits the authority of the State and Regional Water Boards to impose additional requirements on approved Timber Harvest Plans. The decision upholds a previous ruling against Palco by the State Court of Appeals.

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