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Court Backs Ban on Logging Roads in National Forests

A federal appeals court reinstates a ban on building new logging roads in some national forests. The Clinton administration imposed the barriers; an Idaho judge briefly rejected them. Environmentalists cheer a ruling that displeases timber interests. NPR's Elizabeth Arnold reports.

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Elizabeth Arnold
Elizabeth Arnold is a freelance reporter for NPR. From 2000 - 2004, she was an NPR national correspondent, covering America's public lands with a focus on the environment, politics, economics, and culture.