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Federal judge rejects Bush plan to log
inside Sequoia National Monument

Updated: August 23, 2006, 12:25 AM ET
By Terence Chea | Associated Press — Aug. 22, 2006

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge ruled Tuesday that a Bush administration plan to allow commercial logging inside the Giant Sequoia National Monument violates environmental laws.

U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer sided with environmental groups that sued the U.S. Forest Service over its plans for managing the 328,000-acre preserve, home to two-thirds of the world's largest trees.

Breyer had issued a preliminary injunction in September 2005 to halt further logging in the national ...

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