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The Wilderness Society released the following statement today regarding a close vote on a conservation amendment (S.A.
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The agency rule was issued after a federal court ruled in 2013 that the Forest Service was in violation of an executive order on off-road vehicle management. The statement from The Wilderness Society follows: