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American Agenda (Environment: Pacific Northwest Forests) #121766

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 26, 1989
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(Studio: Peter Jennings ) Report introduced.

(Eugene, OR: Barry Serafin) Conflict between envtlists. and lumber industry in old-growth forests of Pacific N.W. featured; scenes shown of cutting down of 500-yr.-old tree. [Lumber company manager Gene STEVENS - talks about the ind.] [National Audubon Society's Chuck SISCO - says area is running out of timber.] Suspension of logging in some parts of forests due to threatened species, the spotted owl, detailed. [National Wildlife Fed.'s Rick BROWN - comments.] [SISCO - says rain forests are being cut down.] Issue of exporting of timber to Japan and other ntns. explained. [Timber industry consultant Paul EHINGER - comments on industry] [Logger Curt SOLESBY - expresses concern about his future as logger.]

Jennings, Peter;
Serafin, Barry

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