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Oregon / Envtlists. vs. Loggers #321190

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 14, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Wildernes Area, OR: Terry Drinkwater) Conflict between loggers and conservationists in Oregon forests reported; scenes shown of loggers cutting salvageable trees damaged in September 1987 forest fires. [US Forest Service spokesperson Richard STERN - discusses timber value.] [Envtlist. Julie NORMAN - calls for leaving forest in its natural state.] Situation in forest described; opposition by envtlists. to building roads into timber lands noted; scenes shown. [Lumber mill manager Bob WATSON - says mills need logs.] Spotting of pair of endangered species peregrine falcons in forest noted; scenes shown. [Envtlist. Robert BROTHERS - says we'll do whatever we can to save forest.]

Drinkwater, Terry;
Schieffer, Bob

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