In contested move, Forest Service OKs logging on Sierra Nevada land burned in California fire

  • by: SCOTT SMITH , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 27, 2014 - 7:35 PM

FRESNO, Calif. — U.S. Forest Service officials say they tried to balance competing interests in a plan released Wednesday that allows loggers to remove trees killed in a massive central California wildfire last year, but environmentalists called it a travesty and threaten to sue.

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