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Salem-News.com (Mar-24-2014 23:40)
Loaded Log Truck Crashes off Highway 204 west of Elgin into Phillips CreekSalem-News.com
As the truck and trailer came out of a right curve, it traveled onto the shoulder and continued down the embankment into the river where it came to rest on its right side.
A log truck driver received minor injuries Monday after losing control resulting in the truck and trailer loaded with logs coming to rest on their side in Phillips Creek along Highway 204 about a mile west of Elgin.
Salem-News.com (Dec-09-2013 14:26)
The Man that was BlueAl Hayward for Salem-News.com
In 1949 working in an isolated logging camp in Northern Idaho near the Montana border, when there arrived a very tall and thin blue man assigned to sleep in the same bunk house as I.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Mar-20-2013 12:05)
Georgia-Pacific Responds To Supreme Court Decision In Forest Roads CaseSalem-News.com
"The court's ruling is a significant victory for the 2.5 million people and thousands of local economies that depend on forest products for their livelihood" - Mike Adams, Georgia-Pacific
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The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court's decision in the case of Georgia-Pacific West, Inc. v. NEDC, Sup. Ct. No. 11-347, commonly referred to as the "forest roads" case.
Salem-News.com (Mar-19-2013 12:08)
Oregon Timber Industry Comments on Senate County Payments HearingSalem-News.com
Group outlines what they describe as real solutions.
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The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee is holding a hearing in Washington, DC today entitled “Keeping the Commitment to Rural Communities”.
Salem-News.com (May-10-2012 14:52)
Cascadia Forest Defender Climbs Flagpole at State CapitolSalem-News.com
"Cascadia Forest Defenders want good schools for Oregon's children and vibrant, intact ecosystems."
At 7:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 10th a member of the Cascadia Forest Defenders climbed the flagpole in front of the State Capitol, demanding that Governor Kitzhaber and the State Land Board decouple public school funding from state forest management.
Salem-News.com (Apr-25-2012 14:15)
Seeing the ForestSalem-News.com
Northeast Oregon Survey Looks at Community and Environment.
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This brief reports on a survey conducted in Fall 2011 as one component of the ongoing Communities and Forests in Oregon (CAFOR) project.
Salem-News.com (Mar-07-2012 15:51)
Merkley, DeFazio Introduce Bill to Ensure Americans Get Hired for Forest WorkSalem-News.com
Legislation Will Reform Temporary Visa Program.
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Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley and Rep. Peter DeFazio introduced The American Jobs in American Forests Act to tighten restrictions on a visa program that was used to hire foreign workers at the expense of Oregon forest workers.
Salem-News.com (Feb-28-2012 23:51)
Oregon Lumber Mill Cited for Toxic Chemical Leaks and ViolationsSalem-News.com
PCBs are known carcinogens and can harm the immune, reproductive, nervous and endocrine systems.
Sanders Wood Products Company in Liberal, Oregon was found to have a series of PCB leaks and other violations of federal PCB laws at its lumber mill, according to a settlement reached with the EPA.
Salem-News.com (Feb-21-2012 19:17)
Secretary Salazar`s Failed Timber Policies Bad for Rural OregonSalem-News.com
Industry news release decries Salazar's visit to Oregon today.
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Ken Salazar, President Obama’s Secretary of the Interior, was in Medford, Oregon to tour the “Pilot Joe” demonstration project and hold a Town Hall meeting.
Salem-News.com (Feb-17-2012 15:11)
Merkley: `Unconscionable` if Americans not Hired for Local Forest JobsSalem-News.com
Senator demands that Forest Service chief prevent repeat of foreign hiring debacle.
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Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley is urging Tom Tidwell, Chief of the U.S. Forest Service, to take steps to ensure Americans will be hired with the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program projects announced on February 2, 2012.