Add comment on:Lawsuit Launched to Protect Coho Salmon From Logging on Oregon's State Forests
Center for Biological Diversity
PORTLAND, Ore.— The Center for Biological Diversity on February 13 filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Oregon Department of Forestry for logging that is hurting threatened coho salmon and damaging stream health on the Tillamook and Clatsop state forests (see PDF). According to the notice, logging on steep landslide-prone slopes and hauling timber on badly designed roads is polluting streams with sediment and harming the fish.
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