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Judge reverses key ruling in $1.4 billion timber class action
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Judge reverses key ruling in $1.4 billion timber class action
A judge has reversed a key ruling in a $1.4 billion lawsuit over Oregon’s timber management practices.

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Cascade-Siskiyou litigation halted during Trump review
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Judge: Federal laws don’t shield Oregon from timber lawsuit
Judge: Federal laws don’t shield Oregon from timber lawsuit
Federal environmental statutes, such as the Endangered Species Act and Clean Water Act, don’t shield the State of Oregon from a $1.4 billion lawsuit that alleges insufficient logging.
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Nevada wildfire crews brace for more gusty winds
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Oregon city approves permit for US’ 1st all-wood high-rise
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