“Click Your Way” to Tell the Forest Service We Need Better Management and Less Paperwork

The Forest Service is seeking public comments as it works to modernize its National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) regulations for the first time in a quarter century. Here’s your chance to help reduce the “analysis paralysis” that keeps more work from being done on our national forests. Current NEPA guidelines have been in place during…

The Sponsors of the 2018 Annual Meeting of Associated California Loggers

Associated California Loggers is proud to announce the sponsors of the 2018 Annual Meeting — which is the 45th Annual Meeting. DIAMOND LEVEL Northern California CAT Dealers: Peterson CAT and Holt of California Pape Machinery Schinnerer Insurance Services PLATINUM LEVEL CTL Forest Management Les Schwab Tires Mendocino Redwood Company/Humboldt Redwood Company Mountain F. Enterprises, Inc.…

Take Action: Support the Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017

The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote this week on the bipartisan Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017 (HR 2936) to promote active forest management on federally-owned forests. The legislation also includes the Future Logging Careers Act, which allows 16- and 17-year-olds in family logging companies to gain on-the-job experience in mechanized harvesting. This is an important…

JULY 2017 FEDERAL ISSUES PACKAGE

LINK HERE TO:   ACL/JOINT GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE JULY 2017 FEDERAL ISSUES PACKAGE: July 2017 Federal Issues Package Follow this link to three items that have been put into a package for sending to President Trump,  US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue,  Members of Congress, and many other officials, putting forth the recommendations of Associated California…

NBC Bay Area News Investigates CARB Rules, Diesel Filter Truck Fires

Associated California Loggers has joined the Alliance for California Business in challenging state rules requiring diesel particulate filters. The coalition has filed a lawsuit (Click here to download the complaint) in Sacramento County against the California Air Resources Board for the second time, alleging diesel particulate filters are causing dangerous truck fires that are threatening public…