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My Turn: Taxpayer-subsidized logging is poor forest management

...areas alone. Taxpayers can expect to lose $150 million dollars or more during this five-year period. With timber industry lobbyist Mark Rey as the new undersecretary of Agriculture and Steve "never saw a road he didn't like" Brink as Region...
Murkowski, Knowles begin the transition be exciting," Murkowski said Wednesday, the day after being elected. Jim Clark, a Juneau attorney and timber industry lobbyist who has handled Murkowski's personal finances, was appointed to head the transition team. Clark said he will...
Commissioner background

...Anchorage paper to learn our new Department of Environmental Conservation leader spent much of her recent career as a timber industry lobbyist. According to the Anchorage paper, Ernesta Ballard headed up Cape Fox Corporation timber operations, worked...
Bush seeks local control of forests

...Conservationists are eager to hear the particulars of the most recent proposal from Rey, who they point out is a former timber industry lobbyist and worked for two conservative Western Republicans Sens. Larry Craig of Idaho and Frank Murkowski of Alaska...
My Turn: Timber industry hasn't been honest about decline

...Pulp manager and current timber industry mouthpiece. Bush's Forest Service policy guru, Mark Rey, was a timber industry lobbyist for decades and a staffer for Frank Murkowski's Senate committee. Jim Clark, Murkowski's chief of staff...
Clinton's 'Roadless' rule hits a difficult stretch

...the ... National Wildlife Federation ought to make me a conservationist of the year," said Rey, a former timber industry lobbyist who frequently has battled with environmental groups. Not only has the administration retained the roadless...
Good luck, Mr. Brink

...program. Mr. Brink's return is the only latest step backward to the bad old days of Tongass management: timber industry lobbyist, Mark Rey is overseeing the Forest Service, the locally supported 1999 Tongass Land Management Plan was not...
Bush official doesn't apologize for timber policies

...still has a long to-do list. Near the top: Persuade a federal judge to keep him out of jail. Rey, a former timber industry lobbyist who has directed U.S. forest policy since 2001, also wants to set up state rules making it easier to build...


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