Logging Industry Lawsuit Thrown Out

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EarthJustice Press Release

Logging Industry Lawsuit Demanding Aggressive Cutting Thrown Out By Federal Court

Washington, D.C. — A logging industry lawsuit that sought to force the Bureau of Land Management to increase logging on public lands in southwest Oregon was thrown out today by the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. The ruling vacates a 2013 decision that would have forced the Bureau of Land Management to sell timber even when those sales would have harmed salmon and had detrimental impacts on water quality and recreation.

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  1. It’s hard to imagine that some people relate to trees as our enemies. We all have to breathe, and we can thank the trees for the oxygen in the air — as well as for preserving the birds, the animals, and the natural world.

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