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Eagle Creek update

Activists and loggers alike await for the Environmental Impact Report
I spoke with a couple CFA folks last night. One had just come down from Eagle Creek. Activity up there is in a lull right now, as activists and loggers alike await the completion of the Environmental Impact Statement, now several days late. (It was due 1 July.)

The report is expected to arrive any day now, and with it a resumption of logging. One of the CFA guys claimed that the scientists compiling the study--though allegedly "independent"--are biased in favor of the loggers. Activists from CFA and elsewhere are thus digging in and planning for the worst.

Stay tuned to IMC Portland for more on this story, as events occur.