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Subject:  Re: West Is Best: Protected Lands Promote Jobs.. Date:  12/5/2012  7:22 PM
Author:  SeattlePioneer Number:  46632 of 116885

<<. As protests mounted in the region in the early 1990s, with dead owls tacked onto roadside signs and "owl fricassee" facetiously placed on the menus of cafes in timber country, some estimated that the Northwest Forest Plan could result in the loss of up to 125,000 direct and indirect jobs. The number is now thought to be considerably lower. One 1995 estimate by the Forest Service said that 400 jobs had been lost as a result of the logging restrictions.>>

So who is your source for this estimate that the number of jobs lost was 1/3 of 1% of the predicted number of jobs lost?

Seattle Pioneer
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