O&C lands http://ijpr.org en Rough and Ready Mill To Re-open http://ijpr.org/post/rough-and-ready-mill-re-open <p>Nearly a year ago, the last commercial sawmill operating in southern Oregon’s Josephine County shut its doors, laying off 85 workers. Now, the Rough and Ready Lumber Company is gearing up to re-open, with the help of financing facilitated by the government and conservation groups.</p><p> Sat, 08 Mar 2014 00:01:17 +0000 Liam Moriarty 8774 at http://ijpr.org Rough and Ready Mill To Re-open Wyden Gets Pushback On His O&C Timber Bill http://ijpr.org/post/wyden-gets-pushback-his-oc-timber-bill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Oregon Senator Ron </span>Wyden<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> pledges to do everything he can to get his proposed timber plan passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama this year. He’s gathered support from key players in both the timber industry and the environmental community, and he’s painting opponents as uncompromising extremists.</span></p><p>But, hold-outs on both sides say splitting the baby in half isn’t the wisest choice.</p><p> Sun, 09 Feb 2014 23:38:46 +0000 Liam Moriarty 7424 at http://ijpr.org Wyden Gets Pushback On His O&C Timber Bill Wyden Proposes Timber Compromise http://ijpr.org/post/wyden-proposes-timber-compromise <p>Oregon Senator Ron Wyden has unveiled a bill to balance competing demands on more than two million acres of federal forest land in the state. So far, opinions differ on whether he’s found an approach that can resolve this long-standing tug-of-war.</p><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 21:25:00 +0000 Liam Moriarty 3786 at http://ijpr.org Wyden Proposes Timber Compromise