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|Monday, March 12, 2012|
U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio said his proposal to designate federal land for logging will help Oregon's hardest hit timber counties.
DeFazio, a Democrat who represents the 4th District in southwest Oregon, has joined fellow Oregon Reps. Kurt Schrader, a Democrat, and Greg Walden, a Republican, to increase logging on what's called the Oregon & California Railroad land.
DeFazio said the trouble could spread "county to county to county."
"If Curry goes down then Coos goes down, and if Coos goes down then Douglas and Lane go down, and if Douglas and Lane go down -- I say it probably doesn't stop until it gets to Multnomah," he said.
Read more at OregonLive.com.
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