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Tracy Coppola's blog

Clear-cut logging operations have already devastated forests in Oregon. This bill will allow even larger areas to be razed for timber production without public comment.

Earthjustice is working to defeat a bill recently introduced in Congress called the “Resilient Forest Act of 2017” (H.R. 2936).  Far from a forest protection act, the proposed law is a gift to the timber industry.

Congress is trying to swiftly move this bill forward—it already passed the House Natural Resources Committee and will soon be headed to the House floor for a vote.

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