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Forestry Bill Draws Criticism

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Forestry Bill Draws Criticism

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Forestry Bill Draws Criticism

Forestry Bill Draws Criticism

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Congress passes legislation designed to make it easier to clear overgrown and diseased forests. The bill is aimed at reducing the dangers of wildfires. Opponents say the new law is a giveaway to the timber industry. NPR's Jeff Brady reports.