Oregon State Officials and the Timber Industry lay down their political guns and compromise on new timber management laws
In a moment of what can be called an irresistible force against an immovable object, both sides backed down and agreed to compromise on how how timber, both publicly and privately owned, will be managed with conservation in mind – not just maximizing profits at the expense of Oregon water quality, preservation of wildlife and the health of residents who don’t live in cities.
Governor Brown and the timber industry have agreed to work to create legislation that will put conservation much higher on the list of natural companies, will create less of a health problem for rural Oregonians and manage Oregon’s timber industry for the long haul, not just short term profits. Here’s the story in The Oregonian. Click here.