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Subject:  Re: West Is Best: Protected Lands Promote Jobs.. Date:  12/5/2012  5:30 PM
Author:  Volucris Number:  46624 of 73756

<Ki> But tens of thousands of family wage job were lost in the woods an mills, sacrificed on the environmental alter of the Spotted Owl

You know - I did a little research on those tens of thousands of lost jobs.

Many of the jobs in the Pacific Northwest could be saved simply by restricting the export of raw timber, a practice driven by the higher profits made through sales outside of the U.S. In 1988, nearly 4 billion board feet of raw logs were exported from Washington and Oregon. Had those logs been processed in the U.S