Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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AT02 - (NS-Forestry-Review)

HALIFAX. x-10s. Critics of clear cutting are welcoming a forestry review that will examine the controversial practice in Nova Scotia. University of King's College president William Lahey confirms he's been given a broad mandate and will examine clear cutting among other issues. N-D-P critic Lisa Roberts welcomes the review although she also questions why it's needed. Roberts says a review isn't needed to tell us that there is "too much clear cutting happening."

("...changed significantly.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: Environment Minister Margaret Miller was evasive when asked whether Lahey's mandate was a sign the government is having second thoughts about clear cutting. The final report is due at the end of February. …

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