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Forestry industry pushes back on Trump blaming fires on Canadian lumber imports

Canada's forestry industry is pushing back against comments by U.S. President Trump that lumber imports are partially to blame for intense forest fires in California.

Trump said a at cabinet meeting Thursday that the U.S. should harvest fallen trees from the forest floor, which he says are making fires worse, rather than import wood when "Canada is charging us a lot of money to bring their timber down into our country."

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Source: CTV News

 
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