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Conservationists, Congressional Members Urge Bush to Listen to Americans, Record 1.6 Million Comments; Leave Forests Protected

Reacting to indications from the Bush Administration that it intends to roll back protections for the nation's national forests, leaders from Congress and the environmental and religious communities today held a press conference on Capitol Hill to demand full and immediate implementation of the Roadless Area Conservation Rule.

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