Wyden’s O&C Land Grant Act of 2013 Commentary

Jack Swift, Vice Chair of the Southern Oregon Resource Alliance, has provided the following commentaries on Senator Wyden’s Oregon and California Land Grant Act of 2013.

This is a bad plan that will permanently reduce our timber harvests on federal lands to a small fraction of what they can sustainably produce, and permanently eliminates the one comparative advantage our rural Oregon counties have for economic sustainability.

The following is a two-part analysis of Wyden’s ill-conceived plan, by Margaret Goodwin.