Wyden bill would boost logging

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Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Sen. Ron Wyden wants to boost logging on federal lands to help struggling timber counties.

The bill would double timber production from the so-called O&C lands to more than 300 million board feet.

But that is less than half the logging needed to fill the funding gap for timber counties left by the expiration of a longstanding federal safety net.

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