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MATERIALS DONATED BY TIMBER GROUPS EN ROUTE TO HURRICANE VICTIMS IN FLORIDA

MATERIALS DONATED BY TIMBER GROUPS EN ROUTE TO HURRICANE VICTIMS
 IN FLORIDA
 Truckloads of building materials donated by timber companies, timber unions and grass roots groups left Troutdale, Ore., today, en route to the hurricane victims in Florida. The trucks are scheduled to stop in Twin Falls, Idaho; Cheyenne, Wyo.; Omaha, Neb.; St. Louis; and Atlanta, where they will be joined by additional trucks filled with donated building materials.
 Timber unions and grass roots organizations have called on Agricutlure Secretary Edward Madigan and environmental groups to release some national forest timber currently under appeal to help with the emergency relief effort.
 Departure Schedule Stopover
 Twin Falls, Idaho Oasis Truck Stop 7 a.m., Sept. 10
 Cheyenne, Wyo. Little American 7 a.m., Sept. 11
 Truck Stop
 Omaha, Neb. Sapp Brothers 7 a.m., Sept. 12
 Truck Stop
 St. Louis TBA 7 a.m., Sept. 13
 Atlanta TBA 7 a.m., Sept. 14
 CONTACT: Beth Birke, 202-452-9468, or Robin Shapiro, 202-452-9462, both for the timber groups.
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