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25 Feb 2010

Halt in Harvesting in Old Growth Forests would Cost Jobs, Close Plants and Push Up Timber Prices

An independent report shows that a cessation of logging in old growth forests currently allowed in a limited way under the Regional Forest Agreement (RFA) will result in the loss of more than 2000 Tasmanian jobs, cause sawmill closures and dramatically increase the cost of sawn timber.  Read more...

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