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Oregon Logging: Judge Finds Salazar Not Authorized To Yank Plan

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A federal judge ruled Thursday the Obama administration has to go through a public comment period before it can yank a controversial plan to double the amount of logging allowed on some federal forests in Western Oregon….

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A federal judge ruled Thursday the Obama administration has to go through a public comment period before it can yank a controversial plan to double the amount of logging allowed on some federal forests in Western Oregon.

The ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia stops Interior Secretary Ken Salazar from withdrawing the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s Western Oregon Plan Revision.

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