Maine industry experts tell Congressional committee sustainable forest products will help revitalize local economies, mill towns

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MAINE, Maine — A University of Maine forestry professor told a Congressional committee Tuesday that sustainable products are the key to reinvigorating communities whose economy once depended on the pulp and paper industry.

Dr. Stephen Shaler, Director of the School of Forest Resources, spoke to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, of which Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree is chairwoman.


Source: NEWS CENTER Maine


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