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Wood as a Power Source May be Making Comeback

posted on October 10, 2008 at 8:10 PM

RUSSELL, Mass (AP) -- The push for more power from renewable fuels has renewed interest in one of the oldest energy sources: wood. Full Story

Environmental Groups Sue to Stop Logging in Kentucky Forest

posted on May 4, 2007 at 8:05 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky (AP) - Two environmental groups claim the U.S Forest Service is violating its own rules and federal law with a plan to cut trees on more than 12,000 acres of a forest preserve. Full Story

U.S. Senate Approves Extension of Timber Payments

posted on March 30, 2007 at 8:03 PM

The U.S Senate approved a plan to authorize about $2.8 billion to extend payments to areas of the country hurt by logging cutbacks imposed in the 1990s to protect the spotted owl and other threatened species. Full Story

U.S., Canada Settle Softwood Lumber Trade Dispute

posted on July 7, 2006 at 8:07 PM

U.S., Canada Settle Softwood Lumber Trade Dispute
The United States and Canada this week signed an agreement to settle a drawn-out trade battle over softwood lumber -- a key home-building material. Full Story

Hurricane Puts Softwood Lumber Talks On Hold

posted on September 9, 2005 at 8:09 PM

Hurricane Katrina dealt a blow to softwood lumber negotiations this week as talks between the United States and Canada were put on hold. Full Story

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