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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Environmentalists urge U.S firms to stop importing Indonesian timber

Environmentalists urge U.S firms to stop importing Indonesian timber

Date : 25th February 2005, Source : ENS



WASHINGTON, DC, February 25, 2005, (ENS) - BlueLinx, the largest wood distributor in the United States, is importing undocumented timber from Indonesia's critically endangered rainforests, environmentalists said Thursday. Greenpeace and Rainforest Action Network say their investigations prove BlueLinx is knowingly purchasing wood from eight Indonesian mills that have well-documented histories of trafficking in illegal timber.

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