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Bush increases Old Growth Logging in Pacific Northwest

Date : 25th March 2004, Source : ENS

PORTLAND, Oregon, March 25, 2004 (ENS) - The Bush administration has amended the Northwest Forest Plan to allow more logging of old growth forests in the Pacific Northwest. Two amendments finalized Tuesday by Interior Department and U.S. Forest Service officials relax environmental protections designed to safeguard rare species that depend on old growth forests and to prevent logging operations from adversely affecting water quality.

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