16 U.S. Code § 7301 - Purpose

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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.

Source

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

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