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Numbers are growing but I don’t have a firm count yet. Occupiers from Curry County, Roseburg, Eugene, Medford and Ashland are planning to protest the proposed coal and LNG export terminals, the 36″ 234 mile pipeline and raw log exports as well as stand in solidarity with the West Coast Port Blockade tomorrow beginning at 10AM in front of the Port offices at 125 Central in Coos Bay.
According to Richard Haynes, a consulting natural resource economist formerly with the US Forest Service, as a rule of thumb, there are about five milling jobs for every million board feet of logs manufactured domestically, while there is only one job exporting those same logs. National Timber Severance Tax and Wood Manufacturing Tax Credit