Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: logging

A Victorian logging company just won a controversial court appeal. Here’s...

The ruling means logging is set to resume, despite the threats it poses to wildlife.

Timber tax cuts cost Oregon towns billions. Then polluted water drove...

Rural communities in Oregon paid millions of dollars for clean, safe drinking water because the state didn’t protect their watersheds from logging-related contamination.

Changes to National Environmental Policy Act increases logging in national forests

The new rule will "authorize logging and other activities without following NEPA’s public notification and environmental review requirements."

Despite what the logging industry says, cutting down trees isn’t stopping...

Oregon’s timber industry has promoted the idea that private, logged lands are less prone to wildfires, but science doesn’t support that.

‘One word for this: vandalism’: Six days before election, Trump finalizes...

“Destructive development in the country’s largest national forest—such as extractive logging and expansive road building—will be catastrophic for generations to come,” warned Greenpeace.

Trump admin exploited wildfires to encourage logging

Instead of stopping the burning of fossil fuels, which is an obvious way to reduce emissions and lower the risk of wildfires, the Trump administration chose a more corrupt route.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.