Biden seeks to ease supply-chain congestion concerns

The Tree Frog Forestry News
October 13, 2021
Category: Today's Takeaway

President Biden seeks to ease supply-chain bottlenecks amid rising concerns by truckers and lumber dealers. Companies making news include: West Fraser expands again with purchase of Angelina Forest Products in Texas; International Paper announces share repurchase program; the Segezha Group purchases Inter Forest assets; and Aspen Planers considers the impact of timber lost to wildfires.

In Forestry/Climate news: a US bipartisan bill would treat deforestation as a crime; Brazil reports an increase in Amazon logging; police assess resources after court reinstates Fairy Creek injunction; Canada’s forest sector and climate change; and what can trees really do to mitigate emissions.

Finally, Captain James T Kirk says BC’s old-growth forests ‘should live long and prosper‘.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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