Category Archives: Editorial

Oregon newspaper takes a swipe at forested counties

Editor’s note:  No, I’m not posting this editorial just to inflame Robin Stanley, thus prompting him to write a vigorous rebuttal and post it at this blog!  (In my own view, we have a useful rebuttal already available here — … Continue reading

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Congress must act on O&C lands

Editor’s note:  An editorial from Eugene, Oregon’s REGISTER GUARD, published today, June 12, 2016. Western Oregon’s timber-dependent counties have grown accustomed to being promised 10 cookies and receiving only five. It’s entirely rational that they now discount promises in a … Continue reading

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Risk Assessment of “Superfund” Sites Affected by “Large Landscape Fires”

Editor’s note:  Here is Ken Till’s proposed risk assessment endeavor relating to the potential impact of large-scale wildfire on Superfund remediations in the Coeur d’Alene Basin area.  Thanks Ken! Introduction:  This proposal merely addresses concerns about the potential negative consequences … Continue reading

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*From Forest Service to Park Service?

Editor’s note:  This editorial comes to us from the KETCHIKAN DAILY NEWS, published yesterday. Rep. Don Young, R-Alaska, made an interesting point about the U.S. Forest Service on Tuesday during a congressional hearing on federal timber policy. It came while … Continue reading

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*National forests are not national parks!

Editor’s note:  This editorial comes to us from CAPITAL PRESS, published yesterday.  Climate change doesn’t cause wildfires so much as wildfires release more greenhouse gases that many believe cause climate change. As firefighters struggle against the deadly plague of wildfires … Continue reading

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