[USC02] 16 USC 7301: Purpose
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16 USC 7301: Purpose Text contains those laws in effect on June 4, 2020
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§7301. Purpose

The purpose of this chapter is to encourage the collaborative, science-based ecosystem restoration of priority forest landscapes through a process that-

(1) encourages ecological, economic, and social sustainability;

(2) leverages local resources with national and private resources;

(3) facilitates the reduction of wildfire management costs, including through reestablishing natural fire regimes and reducing the risk of uncharacteristic wildfire; and

(4) demonstrates the degree to which-

(A) various ecological restoration techniques-

(i) achieve ecological and watershed health objectives; and

(ii) affect wildfire activity and management costs; and

(B) the use of forest restoration byproducts can offset treatment costs while benefitting local rural economies and improving forest health.

( Pub. L. 111–11, title IV, §4001, Mar. 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1141 .)