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Pacific Northwest / Loggers vs. Northern Spotted Owl #333351

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jun 22, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Morton, WA: Jerry Bowen) Decision by Fish and Wildlife Service to place the northern spotted owl on the endangered species list examined; scenes shown of owl in its Pacific Northwest old-growth forest habitat. [US Fish and Wildlife Service John TURNER - says evidence suggests the owl is in trouble.] Impact of decision on logging towns, like Morton, WA, detailed; scenes shown of logging industry in operation. [Mill WORKER, two TOWNSPEOPLE, TEEN - comment.] [Banker Kurt HUMMEL - says it will be instant depression here.] [Pacific Lumber and Shipping Company Robert SPENCE - hopes company can process logs scheduled to arrive from USSR .] Dangers to other old-growth forest animals, such as the fisher and the marbled murrelet, cited. [Wilderness Society Robert FREIMARK - says the ecosystem is at stake.]

Bowen, Jerry;
Rather, Dan

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