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Grass Valley man says forest access at risk

New travel management rules of the U.S. Forest Service mean a major change in the way people using off-road vehicles including motorcycles and four-wheel drive vehicles can access public lands, a Grass Valley area man says.

Martin Ward is co-founder of Friends of Tahoe Forest Access. He says the federal agency’s travel rules, challenged in a lawsuit by the Sacramento-based  Pacific Legal Foundation, won’t work.
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The legal foundation lawsuit contends the U.S. Forest Service failed to follow the law in adopting the travel management rules. A spokesman for the federal agency says it does not comment on pending litigation.

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