Forests Cutting http://wamc.org en Adirondack Park Agency Delays Logging Rules http://wamc.org/post/adirondack-park-agency-delays-logging-rules <p>The Adirondack Park Agency has delayed action on a simplified permit process for clear-cutting Adirondack forest tracts of more than 25 acres.<br><br>Under a new General Permit proposal, the Adirondack Park Agency says a simplified silvicultural treatment that “meets jurisdictional clearcutting thresholds” would encourage sustainable forestry practices.&nbsp;&nbsp; Protect the Adirondacks is one of several environmental groups that wants the state agency to reject the proposal. Executive Director Peter Bauer says the APA has not proven a new permit process is needed. Tue, 08 Jan 2013 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 55335 at http://wamc.org