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As We See It: September 2016

As We See It: Loggers Working for Loggersby Richard Schwab As my time serving you as the President of the American Loggers Council is set to expire at the end of September, I wanted to take some time to reflect on the accomplishments of the American Loggers Council...

PLC applauds passage of biomass and sales tax bills

AUGUSTA – The Professional Logging Contractors (PLC) of Maine lauded the Maine Legislature’s passage Friday of two bills that will aid the state’s logging industry by providing short term contract opportunities to producers of biomass electricity and exempting...

Misinformation isn’t helping the debate over biomass

Over the past eight months, the state has lost 1,000 direct jobs and an equal number in associated businesses, such as logging, as a result of the shutdown of three pulp and paper facilities, four pellet mills and two biomass electric facilities. As Sen. Angus King...