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Wildfire Story Triggers New Attempt to Push Logging Agenda

Here is another example of the emerging tempo of policy and media cyclones that are increasingly wedding policy change to media events. While this is nothiong new, the event to action window is getting smaller and the intensity of the media attention cycles is growing so we are going to both bigger and shorter burst of attention being used to move policy agendas.

Wildfire Watch #12: Rep. McInnis Blowing Smoke to Hide Logging Agenda Congressman Scott McInnis (R-CO) recently wrote a letterhas attempted to argue that this project is somehow related to mitigating fire danger, when in fact post-fire salvage logging has little to do with preventing wildfire and is most frequently undertaken to benefit timber company profits.

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