Wayne National Forest http://wcbe.org en Wayne National Forest Coal Decision Challenged http://wcbe.org/post/wayne-national-forest-coal-decision-challenged <p>A coalition of environmental groups is challenging Wayne National Forest's agreement to lease rights to federally-owned coal under more than 430 acres in eastern Ohio. Fri, 08 Nov 2013 23:33:05 +0000 Associated Press 46209 at http://wcbe.org Survey Of Forest Patrons Begins Today http://wcbe.org/post/survey-forest-patrons-begins-today <p><font face="ARIAL" size="3"><font face="ARIAL" size="3">Officials at the Wayne National Forest&nbsp;are scheduled to begin conducting a nearly year-long voluntary survey today that will quiz people about the recreational activities in which they participated during their visits. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 13:20:52 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 44230 at http://wcbe.org Free Activities At Wayne National Forest http://wcbe.org/post/free-activities-wayne-national-forest <P><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL><FONT size=3 face=ARIAL>The Wayne National Forest is offering free camping and recreational activities today and Saturday. Fri, 07 Jun 2013 11:03:31 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 37118 at http://wcbe.org Fracking Permitted In Wayne National Forest http://wcbe.org/post/fracking-permitted-wayne-national-forest <P><SPAN lang=EN>The U.S. Forest Service says it will allow fracking in the Wayne National </SPAN><SPAN lang=EN>forest. Spokesperson Anne Carey says a land and resource management plan </SPAN><SPAN lang=EN>drafted in 2006 can adequately address any damage and risks to the forest. </SPAN><SPAN lang=EN>She also says a new environmental impact study is not needed despite evidence </SPAN><SPAN lang=EN>that fracking contaminates water supplies. Tue, 28 Aug 2012 13:32:23 +0000 Jim Letizia & Associated Press 21674 at http://wcbe.org