Oregon Court of Appeals overturns $1.1 billion verdict against state over management of forests

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The Oregon Court of Appeals on Wednesday erased a $1.1. billion verdict against the state over its management of state forests, determining the Department of Forestry and its policy-setting board are not obligated to maximize timber harvests and associated payments to counties where the forests are located.The state appealed the verdict on 28 alleged legal…

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