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Businesses Are Opposed to Efforts to Undermine the Lacey Act: They don't Want to Compete Against Illegal Loggers

Jake Schmidt | Posted 09.22.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

This week the U.S. House of Representatives is poised to vote on a bill to undercut efforts to address illegal logging.

Dave Matthews Band on Deforestation & Illegal Wood

Jake Schmidt | Posted 09.09.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

The Lacey Act is under attack by some companies and Members of Congress and House Leadership is pushing for this bill to come up for a vote by the whole House before the end of July. Passage of this bill would be devastating for efforts to address deforestation.

House Committee Votes to Allow Illegal Loggers to Pillage World's Forests

Jake Schmidt | Posted 08.08.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

It is time to stand up against illegal logging and for American business, musicians that want instruments that are untainted, American workers, companies that want legal wood, and communities around the world devastated by deforestation.