Obama's nominee to direct Forest Service, related agencies withdraws

Homer Lee Wilkes withdraws-

Obama pick to oversee forests withdraws. AP. Updated story.

There had been some controversy over the nomination, and disappointment from conservationists.






  1. Mike Avatar

    Hmmm…would like to see more on this. Any guesses on a replacement?

  2. Craig Avatar

    Saw a great bumper sticker today,…. I’ll keep my guns & money, you can keep the CHANGE!

  3. JimT Avatar

    No rumors so far, but I can guarantee you it won’t be a career environmentalist who knows Forest Service issues…you know, someone who could actually bring some “change” to the agency’s agenda and culture. God knows they need it for the front line employees’ sakes.


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