Amendment codifies the EPA's silviculture rule which provides that mud and rock runoff from forest roads should not be categorized in the same manner as industrial parking lots or factories.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 55 printed in Part B of House Report 113-117 to codify the EPA's longstanding silviculture rule. It protects federal, state, county, tribal, and private forest roads from costly permit requirements or other point source regulation along with litigation expenses and citizen suit liability.

House Amendment Code:

(A003)

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