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County group sues over timber sale

Seeks injuction to prevent sale, harvest

Mason County Climate Justice and the Legacy Forest Defense Coalition are suing the state Department of Natural Resources over two timber sales in Mason County.

The lawsuit alleges that DNR, agency director Hilary Franz and the Board of Natural Resources failed to comply with the State Environmental Policy Act.

According to attorney Jennifer Calkins, who is representing the parties pro bono, the lawsuit was filed May 3 in Mason County Superior Court. The two timber sales include Sherwood Forest, which is 154 acres between Trails End Lake and LakeLand Village, and Plumb Bob forest, which i...

 

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