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Linn County – and many others have stake in lawsuits filed against BLM


August 16, 2016

While environmental groups, local government and timber companies often disagree about how to best manage Oregon’s forests, one thing they agree on is that the new Bureau of Land Management’s resource management plan for woodlands doesn’t cut it.

The BLM’s plan has been met with at least three different lawsuits within days of its signing on Aug. 5.

Linn County is a member of the 17-county Association of O&C Counties, which has filed a civil suit against Neil Kornze, director of the Bureau of Land Management and Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Interior, in the United States Distric...

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