Oregon timber sales postponed

Oregon timber sales postponed

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management postponed three Oregon timber sales. It needs more time to consider a federal court decision ordering it to see more timber.

The bureau said it needed time to consider how to deal with the decision and called off sales in the Medford, Roseburg and Eugene districts.

"The decision by the BLM to refuse to sell these timber sales is basically a slap in the face of the judge," said Scott Horngren, a lawyer for the Portland-based American Forest Resource Council, one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit.

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