Oregon high court declines appeal in $1 billion timber suit

The Tree Frog Forestry News
September 19, 2022
Category: Today's Takeaway

The Oregon Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal in a $1 billion lawsuit over timber revenue. In related news: BC’s Premier criticizes logging opponents; EPA’s 2018 declaration on wood energy is panned; the US Forest Service experiments with ‘assisted migration‘; and new tech aims to boost carbon market integrity.

In other news: Swedish firm Setra makes pellets from wood waste; wood thieves thrive as Europe braces for winter; Japan and Australia collaborate on the world’s tallest timber tower; Vancouver Island University’s mass timber innovation; and two wood-hybrid construction stories (with steel and with concrete). On the Market front: SYP lumber prices stabilize; and US single-family permits decline

Finally, BC and Saskatchewan mark National Forest Week, which kicks off today.

Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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