Timber & environmentalists strike huge agreement

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By Natural Resource News Note,

Greg Miller, representing several timber companies, announced a new compromise between the timber industry and environmental groups in Oregon over forest management ad logging practices. Two groups of opposing ballot measures on the issue will now be pulled in favor of a mutually agreed solution on new spraying rules, salmon protections and legal protections for for timber companies and landowners acting in good-faith. Miller said “a new era of cooperation and transparency” and “We are hopeful that we have found a pathway forward that meets those expectations and sets Oregon up for the most comprehensive, forward-thinking forest policy in the nation,”

You can watch the video of Greg Miller’s press conference below: