'Strange bedfellows' timber industry, Greenpeace link up

Snyder, Jim
August 2007
Hill;8/8/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 97, p12
The article reports on the matchup between the Greenpeace and Congress members in the U.S. to block the importation of illegally harvested wood. Senator Ron Wyden and House member Earl Blumenauer are on the move to expand the Lacey Act, a law blocking the import, sale or trade of certain birds and animals, to cover trees as well. The movement involved several organizations, including the Hardwood Federation and the Environmental Investigation Agency to negotiate the bill.


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