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TIMBER LABOR & MANAGEMENT REPRESENTATIVES TO HOLD BRIEFING ON STATUS/EFFECTS OF RECENT CONGRESSIONAL ACTION ON 'OLD GROWTH' FORESTS AND TIMBER SUPPLY

 TIMBER LABOR & MANAGEMENT REPRESENTATIVES TO HOLD BRIEFING ON
 STATUS/EFFECTS OF RECENT CONGRESSIONAL ACTION
 ON 'OLD GROWTH' FORESTS AND TIMBER SUPPLY


Will Explain Need For Legal Sufficiency Language in Federal Forest
 Management Legislation to Ensure Timber Sales
 WHAT: Representatives from labor and management in the timber
 industry will hold a media briefing to discuss:
 -- The House Interior Committee's recent decision to
 postpone consideration of federal forest management
 legislation.
 -- Last week's action by the House Agriculture
 Committee, which reported out H.R. 4899, co-sponsored
 by Reps. Harold Volkmer (D-Mo.) and Mike Kopetski
 (D-Ore.).
 -- The need to include legal sufficiency language in
 forest management legislation.
 --Prospects for enactment of forest management
 legislation.
 WHO: Robin Gerber director, political and legislative
 department, .
 Mark Rey, executive director, American Forest Resource
 Alliance.
 Steve Quarles, Esq., environmental counsel, Timber
 Industry Labor Management Committee
 WHEN: Thursday, June 25, 10 a.m.
 WHERE: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
 101 Constitution Ave. N.W.
 5th Floor
 Washington
 CONTACT: Tom Donahue Jr., 202-452-9416, or Barry Polsky, 202-463-2467, both for the Timber Industry Labor-Management Committee.
 -0- 6/24/92


CO: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America;
 American Forest Resource Alliance; Timber Industry Labor-
 Management Committee ST: District of Columbia IN: PAP SU:


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