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Moratorium On Logging In Northern California's Headwater Forest

September 20, 1996
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THERE’S ONLY A WEEK TO GO BEFORE A LAST MINUTE MORATORIUM ON LOGGING IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA’S HEADWATERS FOREST EXPIRES..AND DEMONSTRATORS WHO TURNED OUT IN RECORD NUMBERS LAST SUNDAY FOR A RALLY DEMANDING PROTECTION OF THE LAST REMAINING UNPROTECTED REDWOOD GROVES IN CALIFORNIA HAVE VOWED TO RETURN IF AN AGREEMENT IS NOT REACHED NEXT WEEK. ONE OF THOSE PROTESTING LAST SUNDAY IN CARLOTTA, CALIFORNIA WAS ADAM WERBACH, THE 23 YEAR OLD PRESIDENT OF THE SIERRA CLUB. HE’S BEING CLOSELY WATCHED BY GRASSROOTS ENVIRONMENTALISTS TO SEE WHETHER HE WILL PUSH THE OLDEST CONSERVATION ORGANIZATION IN A MORE ACTIVIST DIRECTION. OUR NATIONAL AFFAIRS CORRESPONDENT LARRY BENSKY SPOKE WITH WERBACH YESTERDAY AT THE SIERRA CLUB’S SAN FRANSISCO HEADQUARTERS


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