In Oregon, An Old Battle Between Timber Industry And Environmental Concerns

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This week, President Donald Trump has announced plans to roll back regulations by as much as 75 percent in a number of sectors, including environmental controls, as a way to stimulate economic growth.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson traveled to the Pacific Northwest last year to see how tensions between industry and environmental regulators played out there, as the timber economy declined thanks to a combination of market forces, and the desire to protect the rare spotted owl.

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