Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act Law and Legal Definition

The Forest and Rangeland Renewable Resources Planning Act (RPA) of 1974 is a United States federal law which called for the management of renewable resources on national forest lands. The Act authorizes long-range planning by the US Forest Service to ensure the future supply of forest resources while maintaining a quality environment. The RPA requires for the preparation of a renewable resource assessment and a Forest Service plan for the future of natural resources every ten and five years.