By Paul Driessen – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com
New DOI and DOA policy to cut overgrown, diseased, dead and burned trees is long overdue.
President Trump promised to bring fresh ideas and policies to Washington. Now Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue are doing exactly that in a critically important area: forest management and conflagration prevention. Their actions are informed, courageous and long overdue.
Westerners are delighted, and I’ve advocated such reforms since my days on Capitol Hill in the 1980s.