Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Gold Rush in Thar Hills

Good thing we can damage our fish bearing streams for Chinese pallet manufacturers. 

Chinese demand boosting Peninsula log exports to ‘astronomical’ levels

"The phenomenon has boosted the wood products industry on the North Olympic Peninsula, he said, because it’s allowed for timber harvests that wouldn’t be happening otherwise.

It’s a bit of a gold rush mentality right now,” Stutesman said.

I don’t know when it will change, but let’s hope it doesn’t.....

The wood that’s going there . . . is primarily for forming material that they use to make the concrete housing units, also for packaging and pallet material.”

1 comment:

  1. and none of its being milled here. we're being used as a resource colony at the expense of our rivers and fish